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Kuwait skyscraper takes shape
SOM’s Al Hamra design for Kuwait’s tallest skyscraper has begun its realisation as, at 34 stories and 161 m high in its construction phase, it is now visible from miles around. Due to rise to 412 m in height, Al Hamra will be the world’s tallest ‘sculpted’ tower and Kuwait’s tallest skyscraper creating a dramatic focal point that is visible throughout the city.
On the outside the tower curves like a curled newspaper to its highest point with the outer north, west and east curve fully glazed and the inner curve a solid sculpted barrier from the harsh desert sun to the south. From... >>>