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Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait City, Kuwait

The Tall Buildings Reference Book

Routledge, 2013

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... Case Study 18 Project Description Al Hamra Tower Rising 412 meters in the center of Kuwait City, Al Hamra Kuwait City, Kuwait Tower is a landmark office tower of iconic sculptural form that offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf...

The Management Thinkers

Todd Reisz

Todd Reisz is an architect and writer with a focus on the Gulf region. He is editor of Al Manakh 2: Gulf Continued which analyses the recent development of cities in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE. toddreisz.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Future Practice : Conversations from the Edge of Architecture

Routledge, 2013

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... M aNaGeM eNt tHiNkeRS global consulting mega-firm pricewaterhouse- coopers to their clients in the Middle east includes ‘master site planning, functional plan- ning, capacity analysis, space programming, materials analysis...

Introduction

Antony Wood

Antony Wood has been Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat since 2006. He is chair of the CTBUH Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group. Based at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Antony is also an Associate Professor in the College of Architecture, where he convenes various tall building design studios. A UK architect by training, his field of specialism is the design, and in particular the sustainable design, of tall buildings. Prior to becoming an academic, Antony worked as an architect in practice in Hong Kong, Bangkok,Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and London. He is the author and editor of numerous books and papers in the field, including the 2008 title “Tall&Green: Typology for a Sustainable Urban Future.” His PhD explored the multi-disciplinary aspects of skybridge connections between tall buildings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tall Buildings Reference Book

Routledge, 2013

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... AntonyWood Asdescribedintheintroductiontothisbook,theSuchistheimportanceofthefinancialaspectsof typologyoftallbuildingshaswitnessedunprecedentedtallbuildingsthatChapter4,“TallBuildingEconomics...