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Extreme Engineering World's First Circular Building - Megastructures (2018 Documentary)

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The Aldar headquarters building is the first circular building of its kind in the Middle East. It is located in Al Raha Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates.

The shape of this building is achieved through the use of structural diagrid, a diagonal grid of steel.
Round Skyscraper
The building features the following elevators:

12 passenger elevators
2 service elevators
3 mono space elevators
1 circular hydraulic lift
2 dumbwaiters

Engineering projects around the globe keep getting bigger and more ambitious. , there are structures being designed and built that will dwarf anything that has come before. Plans are on the drawing board for projects so huge not only in scale, but in their implications for society they’re almost beyond imagination. This Big Structures documentary, that eyes the largest construction projects ever imagined 'Big Structures'.
Extreme Engineering'

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