Gensler is also designing a headquarters for the project (pictured right), called the Gatehouse. This building will be located at the entrance to the district and house a stock exchange and administrative offices. The site is next to the Emirates Towers.
Construction work is due to start later this year and will be managed by is US firm Turner International.
The scheme is part of the first phase of the centre, which will include an underground transport system and landscaping. The developer said it was planning to create a financial centre that could cater for the whole of the Middle East region.