Aldar HQ Building, Abu Dhabi

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 260+ 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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