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1. RIYAS.MS R.NO: RA1812201010005 M.ARCH 1YEAR 2. Official Name : Location : Function : Architect : Cayan Tower Dubai | United Arab Emirates Residential 1 Skidmore,…
  • 1. RIYAS.MS R.NO: RA1812201010005 M.ARCH 1YEAR
  • 2. Official Name : Location : Function : Architect : Cayan Tower Dubai | United Arab Emirates Residential 1 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 1 CAYAN TOWER | PROJECT FACTS Floors Above Ground : 73 Floors Below Ground : 5 Number of Apartments : 495 Number of Parking Spaces : 623 Number of Elevators : 7 Top Speed of Elevators : 28.8 km/h (8m/s) Gross Floo Area : 111000 m2 Construction Cost : US $ 207 million Structural Engineer : Skidmore, Owings & Merrill William Baker Construction : 2006 −2013 Architectural Height : 306,4 m Occupied Height : 263,1 m Global | Regional | National Ranking : 67 | 22 | 19
  • 3. •Cayan Tower is the tallest twisted tower in the world. . •Each floor of Cayan Tower has exactly same contours and is rotated by 1.2 degrees to achieve the full 90° spiral, creating the shape of a helix. •Unique spiral shape of Cayan Tower reflects the ever-changing shapes of the deserts, winds, and seas that surround it. CAYAN TOWER | DESIGN IDEA & GOALS •The shape of the tower is a variation on Turning Torso in Malmö, Sweden, which also twists exactly 90˚. •The design team presents 3 options; a) 60deg rotation; b) 90 degree rotation; c) 90 degree rotation with glazing p shed 20 cm from exterior face of the columns from original 12 cm for maximizing sellable area to the client. Based on the clients comments, last one was picked.
  • 4. • The design was inspired by the human DNA composition • The benefits of this unique form, besides the aesthetic ones, are manifold. Wind load and solar heat gain are reduced compared to a rectilinear building of the same height, and a greater number of tenants are afforded desirable views of the nearby marina and gulf.. CONCEPT
  • 5. FORM • It has 90-degree twist sculptural form. • Building form follow its structural framework . • Hexagonal floor plates rotate around the circular base. • Each floor rotate 1.2-degree around a cylindrical elevator and service core. • Floor plates are identical. • The same form of system is used on every floor. • Building space include central circulation corridor and residential units. space
  • 6. • Contemporary internationally styled interiors, • Marble and wood finishes, and premium fixtures and fittings. • Comprehensive automation system to control lights, • Air-conditioning and other functions from a central handset .
  • 7. •Cayan Tower has six podium floors in which there are tower lobby, car parks, retails and public cafes. •There are two mechanical floor in Cayan Tower and they are located on 28th and 72nd floors. Both mechanical floor are in two story−height. CAYAN TOWER | BUILDING FUNCTIONS
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  • 11. STRUCTURAL DETAILS •The design philosophy for the Tower is based upon the exterior form of the building as a direct expression of the structural framework. •The lateral load resisting system for the Tower consists of a combination of a reinforced concrete moment- resisting perimeter tube frame and a circular central core wall, connected at each level by the two−way spanning reinforced concrete flat plate slabs acting as diaphragms. •Perimeter columns are also connected to each other with spandrel beams. •stacking the columns in a step−wise manner at each level, where each column slopes in one direction, and is offset over the column below is applied as the perimeter columns system.
  • 12. CAYAN TOWER | MEP SYSTEMS •In Cayan Tower, major mechanical risers are located in the circular central core, which allows a straight vertical path through the Tower. •The balance of the building’s mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems is located within a deep demising wall between the central circulation corridor and the residential units. •This zone is specifically located and designed to create a minimally obtrusive vertical path for the building services to access all residential units as they rotate about the central core as the building ascends.
  • 13. •The winding shape of Cayan Tower reveals a structure that helps protect its interior from the sun. •Yet, in order to protect the building from the intense desert heat and to provide additional shade, reinforced concrete structure on the exterior is fully clad in metal (titanium) panels and screens. •Balconies of the residents are covered with sun blinds which are again made out of titanium panels in order to control the sunlight. CAYAN TOWER | FACADE DESIGN
  • 14. MATERIALS • Reinforced concrete. • High performance glass. • Metal cladding panels helps to shade the building from intense sun. INTEGRATION WITH SITEThe twisting shape makes te building stand out from the architectural disharmony of the Dubai waterfront.
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