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Dynamic Tower

Sheikh Zayed Rd, Trade Center District
Dubai United Arab Emirates

Construction Dates
  Intended completion date2012
Floor Count80
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - hotel
 - mechanical
 - office
 - parking garage
 - residential
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - cantilever
 - landing pad
 - revolving floor
 - concrete core
Architectural Style
 - futurism
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced
 - fabric

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof1380 ftDynamicArchitecture.net

- Architect: David Fisher / Dynamic Architecture Group / Infinity Design s.r.l.

- Development: Rotating Tower Dubai Development Ltd / G.H.Lally / Sheikh Mejren bin Mohammed bin Sultan

- Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson / Rotating Tower Technology International Ltd / Bosch Rexroth of Bosch Group / Lehr Consultants International / Barker Mohandas / Kerakoll SpA /

- Constructor: Rotating Tower Dubai Development Ltd / Dynamic Group / Mirax Group

- Prefabrication: Grupo Gedi / Rotating Tower Industries Inc. / Leonardo da Vinci smart bathroom / Kriston Enterprises Ltd of Greece

- Will be the first morphing building, all the 80 floors could slowly rotate 360 degrees.
- Will create their own electric power with 79 Turbo-generators between floors and a group of photovoltaic cells.
The first 20 floors will be for retail space (not rotating), next 15 for a hotel, next 35 floors residential apartments and the top 10 floors luxury villa-style apartments.

The original schedule was with pre-fabrication on august of 2008 the pre-assembly (montage) on October-November 2008, but all 2009 still without starting. The new schedule is 2010-2012 but at the end of march of 2011 only foundations was built and declared on hold.

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