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Tower

  1. 1. The Tower
  2. 2. Equivalent To Over 100 Floors
  3. 3. Design of Its Own
  4. 4. Symmetrical Symmetrical Symmetrical Asymmetrical
  5. 5. The Business Tower Contains: 62 Office Floors 5 Mechanical Floors 2 Refuge Floors 2 Sky Lobbies
  6. 6. High RiseVIEW SKY LOBBY 2 VIEW Mid RiseVIEW SKY LOBBY 1 Low Rise
  7. 7. Al Hamra Luxury Center
  8. 8. The Plaza
  9. 9. Global Recognition CANNES - FRANCE
  10. 10. American Architecture Award 2008The Chicago Athenaeum Museum Of Architecture And Design
  11. 11. The final design was chosen by the owner out of 7different optionsThe design was the most challenging in both shape andconstruction
  12. 12. Rotation axisOffset weight on the top west side induces a torque and results in a 250 mm rotation atbuilding top
  13. 13. Plan for typical offices floor11 m
  14. 14. Entrance columns curve outwardsfrom a height of 60 m to createa column free main lobby
  15. 15. Piles 289 piles 1200 mm diameter ranging in depth from 22 to 27 m3000 ton pile test rig
  16. 16. FoundationsA 4 m thick raft in 25000 m3 concreteforms the tower’s foundation
  17. 17. Composite construction, steel plates up to 160 mm thick
  18. 18. Entrance lamella structure
  19. 19. Fiber glass formwork of different sizes and shapes
  20. 20. Complexity in the entrance structuredelayed slabs above entranceConstruction caught up at 52nd floor
  21. 21. Flared wall moves horizontally 50 m in360 m height
  22. 22. GPS surveying system 3 antennas on tower topFixed station in shuwaikh area
  23. 23. Concrete strength reached 1200 kg/cm2
  24. 24. Structural components:-Reinforced concrete : 195,000 m3-Structural steel : 6,000 tons-Reinforcing steel : 38,000 tons

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