Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi
Software used: Advance Steel
Location: Abu Dhabi
Design Office: Waagner-Biro Stahlbau AG
Construction Company: ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center)
Architect: RMJM Dubai (Robert Matthew and Johnson Marshall)
Close to the “Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre” the Architects “RMJM” designed an inclined cantilever “Feature Tower” with an organic steel-glass-facade. The tower has a polygonal ground area and curls and twists its glass-cladding for one degree per level. Waagner-Biro Stahlbau AG modeled, created, produced and assembled this 24 m cantilever cladding. The building contains large-sized elements called “Diamonds” that are fixed at the outside wall over to levels. Those “Diamonds” are single squares that consists of 18 triangles and 33 single bars and that are located on their edges.