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Stellar Tower

Identification

Stellar Tower
237319

Structure in General

skyscraper
planned [proposed]
futurism

Usages

commercial office
hotel

Facts

  • This building has been designed as a tribute to the former president of the UAE, Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
  • The broadly inverted conical tower sits atop a flared, gently undulating podium which is home to a variety of public amenities.
  • Half of the building's power requirements are generated by the array of rooftop wind turbines.
  • Seawater cooling, photovoltaic cells and wind turbines at roof level help the building set the standard for other energy-efficient buildings within the UAE.
  • The unique form of the building ensures that solar gain is substantially reduced.
  • The building is covered with gold-coloured titanium crystal which make it shimmer with reflected light.
  • The building's skin has been designed to counter solar gain by 90%.

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Location

Al Ittihad Square
Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Technical Data

836.61 ft
66
2006
2009

Involved Companies

Make Architects
MEP engineering, quantity surveyor, structural engineering

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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