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Dubai Rotating Tower

Dubai rotating tower with 420-meters (1,378 ft) height and 80 moving floors in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is designed by architect David Fisher. Each floor will be able to rotate independently. This will result in a constantly changing shape of the tower. Each floor will rotate a maximum of 6 meters (20 ft) per minute, or one full rotation in 90 minutes.  

Emporis Skyscraper 2012 Award: No.1) New York tower by Gehry

New York tower , in Manhattan, picked up the Emporis Skyscraper Award where judges chose the best buildings which were completed in 2011. The 76-storey tower, designed by Frank Gehry, is the 12th largest tallest residential block stretching 265-meters into the sky. Its stunning design consists of cladding made up of 10,500 stainless steel panels, almost all of them different shapes. This means that as you move around, its…

Emporis Skyscraper 2012 Award: No.2) Al Hamra Tower

Al Hamra Tower Al Hamra tower, in Kuwait, is the second winner of the Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2011.This 77-storey tower, is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Co., and is the tallest tower in Kuwait with the 412.6 meters (1354 feet) height. The construction started at 2004 and completed in 2011. Al Hamra skyscraper is a landmark tower with the exceptional view of the Persian Gulf.

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