UAE's Dynamic Tower will be 'factory built'

Tower will be first to be produced in a factory, reducing construction time by 33%. 
UAE's Dynamic Tower will be 'factory built'
By Tom Arnold
Mon 09 Feb 2009 06:45 PM

The UAE's rotating Dynamic Tower will be the first factory built building in the world, a move that would cut construciton time by one third, it was revealed on Mondayby the project’s architect.

David Fisher, a speaker at the Arab World Construction Summit in Abu Dhabi, said the building, which is famous for its plan to have independently rotating floors, would be completed in 22 months with a 30 percent faster building process than conventional building.

The tower, which  famous fo, would be the first to be produced in a factory, with the formatted units fitted onto the spine of the structure, said Fisher, who is chairman of the Dynamic Architecture Project.

A typical 80 storey building of the tower’s style would normally require 2,000 workers but the faster building process meant only 90 workers would be needed, giving costs savings, he added.

Meanwhile, the building’s power would be generated by wind turbines fitted within the fabric of the building, he revealed.  

The tower was previously tipped to  be built in Dubai, however Fisher refused to confirm it will be located in the emirate.

An offical announcement would be made on the exact location and the time scale for the project's completion in the next three months, he added.


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