Long-span structures are usually challenging in themselves. But coupled with being on top of three 63-story towers makes it uniquely complicated. Every step of this grandiose project called for an innovative solution, beginning with a double-decker truss that carried the weight of luxury penthouses while spanning 200+ feet between towers. The planar truss was not straight but
curved, inducing additional forces that had to be accounted for in design.
CNBC, International Residential Property
- Best High-Rise Development Abu Dhabi, 2009
- Best High-Rise Architecture Abu Dhabi, 2009