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18 Degrees : Capital Gate – Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi: the Ultimate Diagrid (Hardcover) (Pierre
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This spectacular building is at the crossroads of dominating architectural trends: parametrically designed, it features a Diagrid structural frame and an innovate structural core, allowing it to be the world’s furthest leaning tower. Developed by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company, it will host, on its opening in 2013, the Exhibition Center and a Hyatt Hotel. The combination of technological pioneership with a striking appearance and a world-wide functional use will bring this building to the attention of all those who cherish the challenge in contemporary lifestyle. To be published in time for the buildings opening, this book by the building’s leading architects will convey the drama and the details in a stunning volume.