Nils Fischer, Shajay Bhooshan: Cairo Tower




 
  • ©2008, Nils Fischer and Shajay Bhooshan

Artist(s):


Title:


    Cairo Tower

Exhibition:


Creation Year:


    2008

Category:



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