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18 DEGREES: CAPITAL GATE -- LEANING TOWER OF ABU DHABI: THE ULTIMATE DIAGRID. Jeff Schofield and Pierre Martin Dufresne. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. 184 pp. ISBN 9783038215837 In English.
Due date: October 2016. Publisher's description: Capital Gate, also known as the Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi, is a skyscraper with a striking lean. Inclined by 18 degrees to the west, this spectacular high-rise was made possible by a diagrid structure. The iconic building even received an entry into the Guinness World Records as the "world's furthest leaning man-made tower". This book tells the story behind the design by architectural office RMJM and explains the sophisticated structural concept.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 171316
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