Winner of the "Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa" award in the 2013 CTBUH Awards Program.
US $ 150 million
Goettsch Partners, Chicago, USA
Sowwah Square is the name of a recently constructed district in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The project consists of 4 towers two at 31 stories and the other two at 37 stories, 2 parking lots (6 levels), the Abu Dhabi stock exchange, 2 levels of luxury stores, external facilities. The Sowwah Square development is also known as the Abu Dhabi Financial Center.
Services Offered: Façade Access and Maintenance (BMU) services
Facade Access Concept Design
Facade Access Specifications
Tender Review and Analysis
Technical and Material Submittal Reviews
Shop drawings Reviews
Post Construction Reviews
The technical solution comprised of ten fixed and movable telescopic roof cars. The vertical telescopic machine base (for out-of-sight parking), 30-metre jib outreach, luffable jibs and telescopic cradles make this project special. For the headquarters building, there are two traversing telescopic roof cars with a reach of up to 38 metres. All ten telescopic machines are provided with glass replacement units for lifting weights of up to 650 kg. Also, there are approximately 700 metres of monorail, including self-hoisting suspended cradles and special trolleys, turntables to cover the internal side areas and the underside ceiling of the headquarters building.