Dubai, one of the world’s iconic Tourist destinations is building a rotating skyscraper that can rotate 360 degrees in both directions.
Designed by Italian architect David Fisher, the 420m Rotating Tower
features 80 pre-fabricated apartments spinning a full 360 degrees (at
voice command) around a central column by means of 79 giant wind
turbines located between the floors…
economy from oil to tourism. It has become home to some of the world’s
record holding structures. Such as the world’s tallest building, the
world’s biggest shopping mall, the world’s largest man-made island. Now
the world’s first rotating skyscraper.
Dynamic hotels (also called Da Vinci tower)
hotels is the name of this rotating structure. It will be completed in 2
years time, that’s the year 2020. This futuristic building is going be
have 80 floors and will feature revolving floors, some of which could
move on voice command, providing the building with an ever- changing
shape along with a changing view for the residents.
is going to cost the United Arab Emirates government an estimated $330
million. The concept is so unique that as each floor rotates
individually, the entire shape of the building changes constantly.
concept is a very simple one. The building will have a concrete core
like the image you see above. The core will be constructed right there
on the construction site. Each floor will have 40 luxury apartment
units. However, they will be designed and constructed at the factory and
shipped to the construction site. The luxury apartments will have full
air-conditioning, plumbing etc. After it is shipped to the construction
site, it will be installed on the concrete core one by one. Wind
turbines and solar panels will provide the tower with clean energy.