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Tower

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