Dubai Frame

Dubai Frame
ArchitectFernando Donis
Height150 m (492 ft)
AddressZabeel Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
Construction started2013
Opened1 January 2018
CostUS$60 Million (AED 230 million)
OwnerDubai Municipality
Social MediaFacebook / Instagram
WebsiteDubai Frame

The Dubai Frame is an architectural landmark in Zabeel Park, Dubai. It has been described as ”The biggest picture frame on the planet”. It is designed by Architect Fernando Donis. Its construction started in 2013 and completed in 2018. The construction cost of Dubai Mall is US$60 Million and was opened on 01 January 2018. It is officially run by Dubai Municipality.

The structure is the latest in the city’s line of eye-catching megaprojects, offering up panoramic views of the skyline while framing views of iconic buildings such as the Burj Khalifa for visitors.

More Facts About Dubai Frame

  • The Dubai government held a design competition for this project and Fernando Donis from the Netherlands was selected from 926 proposals and won the $100,000 prize. 
  • Dubai Frame is 150.24 m (493 ft) high and 95.53 m wide with 48 floors.
  • Dubai Frame is open daily from 9 am to 9 pm. Tickets cost between US$5 to $15.
  • Dubai frame is positioned in such a way that representative landmarks of modern Dubai can be seen on one side, while from the other side, visitors can also view older parts of the city.
  • Dubai frames show the development of the past, current, and future Dubai.
  • In December 2016, the architect Fernando Donis filed suit in US court against the Municipality of Dubai and ThyssenKrupp Elevator.


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