Nils Fischer, Shajay Bhooshan: Cairo Tower




 
  • ©2008, Nils Fischer and Shajay Bhooshan, Cairo Tower

Artist(s):


Title:


Cairo Tower

Exhibition:


SIGGRAPH 2008: Design and Computation

Creation Year:


2008

Category:


Architecture and Design

Artist Statement:


This tower is designed as a gracious volume that elegantly borders the Nile River in the heart of Cairo. The main structural elements of this 70-story hotel and apartment tower are concrete fin walls that rotate gently over the full height of the tower.

Sponsors:


Zaha Hadid Architects

Other Information:


Location

Cairo, Egypt

 

Architectural Design

Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher

 

Project Architect:

Joris Pauwels

 

Design Team

Feng Xu, Paulo Flores, Sharifah Alshalfan, Tariq Khayyat

 

Structure

Adams Kara Taylor

 

Hotel Consultancy / Program Development

Eastern Quay