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Oh Yes, We're Building The Rotating Tower In Dubai
An eighty story rotating tower will be built in Dubai. Really.
(Dubai rotating tower apartments)
The Dynamic Tower will also generate its own energy through 79 wind turbines placed between each floor, as well as solar panelling that will coat both the roof of the building and the roof of each level.
The tower will be the world’s first prefabricated skyscraper, with Fisher saying that up to 90 percent of the tower, excluding the central column, could be built in a factory and then shipped to the construction site. Each apartment will then be fitted to the central column, piece by piece.
Long-time Technovelgy readers may be thinking that they've heard this story before. Yes! In 2007 - see
Rotating Skyscraper Dynamic Architecture Has Wind Turbine Power for more videos and my favorite science fiction reference to this idea.
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