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Aspire Tower

Identification

Aspire Tower
Khalifa Sports City Tower
286515

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
composite structure
stainless steel
curtain wall
light gray
modernism

Usages

hotel office
restaurant fitness center museum

Facts

  • A 8-10 meter high flame burned in the torch at the top of the tower during the Asian Games in 2006.
  • The Asian Games flame was replaced after the Games by a laser beam.
  • Features a swimming pool 80 meters above ground and a revolving restaurant at 200 meters.
  • Along with a five-star hotel, the building also features a sports museum.
  • The building was designed to symbolize a giant torch.
  • The building is the world's tallest to be clad with woven wire cloth, which also incorporates LEDs which light up the tower at night.
  • The tower has a diameter of 70 meters at its base, tapering to 27 meters in the center before reaching a maximum diameter of 45 meters at the top.
  • The building was designed as the landmark structure of the Asian Games 2006.

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Location

Sports City
Sport City
Doha
Qatar

Technical Data

984.43 ft
984.43 ft
36
2005
2007
17
2
$175,000,000

Involved Companies


Hadi Simaan Architects
AREP
acoustics consultant, construction company, elevator supplier, escalator supplier, facade supplier, general contractor, interior designer, structural engineering

Features & Amenities

  • Observation floor is available
  • Panoramic elevators are present
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