Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates PearlAbu Dhabi, UAE

  • Located in Abu Dhabi
  • Composed of a twisting 60-story hotel and residential tower that sits on a five-story podium structure
  • Post-tensioned concrete slabs frame the tower’s typical floor levels and allow for an efficient construction cycle and obstruction-free ceiling
  • Each tower column transfers at the podium roof through an arrangement of sloping columns
  • Three-story sloping columns at the building’s mid-height levels connect each perimeter column to the core
  • The below-grade levels contain parking, mechanical rooms, and back-of-house operations


  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York Engineering Excellence Awards – Platinum Award, Structural Systems
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit, Out of Country
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Global Best Projects – Hospitality Award
  • National Council of Structural Engineers (NCSEA) Awards – Outstanding Project
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Winner, New Buildings Category
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC) Awards – Award of Merit, Landmark Structure