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55° Time Dubailand

Dubai United Arab Emirates

Construction Dates
  Intended completion date2009
Floor Count30
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - revolving floor
Architectural Style
 - modern

Architects: Glenn Howells Architects

Investment: Dh400 million

Developmer: Dubai Property Ring / UK Property Group

The first rotating project for the city (2006), the state of the art bearing systems at several points in the tower will allow a power plant to rotate the base of the tower at 5mm per second using only 21 electic kettles' worth of solar power to revolve its cylindrical form by 360 degrees during a 7-day cycle.

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