18 Degrees: Capital Gate – Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi : The Ultimate Diagrid / Jeff Schofield, Pierre Martin Dufresne.
- Basel : Birkhäuser, 
1 online resource (176 pages) : illustrations
- Architecture -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate).
Architecture -- United Arab Emirates -- Abū Ẓaby.
Abū Ẓaby (United Arab Emirates).
- Electronic books.
- In English.
- Spektakulärer Turm in Abu Dhabi
This spectacular building is at the crossroads of dominating architectural trends: parametrically designed, it features a Diagrid structural frame and an innovate structural core, allowing it to be the world’s furthest leaning tower. Developed by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company, it will host, on its opening in 2013, the Exhibition Center and a Hyatt Hotel. The combination of technological pioneership with a striking appearance and a world-wide functional use will bring this building to the attention of all those who cherish the challenge in contemporary lifestyle. To be published in time for the buildings opening, this book by the building’s leading architects will convey the drama and the details in a stunning volume.
THE SKYSCRAPER RECONSIDERED: THE COMPLEXITY OF SOARING
URBAN PLANNING AND CONTEXT
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
- Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 23. Jul 2020)
- Schofield, Jeff, author., Author,
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1515/9783038210184 doi
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