Aldar HQ Building, Abu Dhabi
(4.1/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
The Aldar headquarters building is the first circular building of its kind in the Middle East. It is located in Al Raha, Abu Dhabi (emirate), United Arab Emirates.The distinctive building was voted the “Best Futuristic Design” by The Building Exchange (BEX) Conference held in Spain. The shape of this building is achieved through the use of structural diagrid, a diagonal grid of steel.The building features the following elevators:12 passenger elevators2 service elevators3 mono space elevators1 circular hydraulic lift2 dumbwaitersUse of the golden ratioThe extent that the circle is embedded in the ground was designed around the golden ratio.
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  • It is possible to build such a building. it is an eyecatcher and you will be amazed about the hight of the building. The view you get is nice 
  • On the road from Dubai to Abu Dhabi lies this spectacular property with unique shape, beautiful to see and visit, used for offices. Kudos to whoever took this idea and design it.
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  • I do not really know if this is an attraction or not, but is is a house that you must see if you are anywhere close by. It must be about 30 stories high and it is completely round. It is the HQ of a c...  more »