Sunday, November 30, 2008

Nakheel Tower, Dubai, a tower more than 1 kilometre in height

Another one of the amazing structures to be built.

“The design challenges are met by an innovative solution in shaping the tower geometry to provide a highly robust and redundant structure, at the same time as creating an aerodynamic effect to minimize the effect of the local wind storms. The cylindrical tower is 95m in diameter, but in actuality is four towers encircling an internal void, linked at intervals by ‘sky bridges’.”

Nakheel Tower

More on www.nakheelharbour.com

Via WSP press release - WSP Group is the structural engineer for Nakheel Tower, Dubai, a tower more than 1 kilometre in height.


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