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Old April 14th, 2007, 01:50 PM   #1
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KUWAIT CITY | United Tower | 240m | 60 fl | Com

Owner: United Real Estate Co.
Project Name: United Tower
Location: Kuwait City
Floors/Height: 60F / 240M
Type: Mixed Use Commercial and Residential
Construction Start: 2005
Construction End: 2008

Speac Facility : Mixed use : residential, offices, retail, parking
Size : 968,752 sq. ft / 90,000 sq. m (430,556 sq. ft / 40,000 sq. m Parking Structure)
Client: The United Real Estate Co.
Associate Architect: Salem Al-Marzouk & Sabah Abi-Hanna wll (SSH)
Structural Engineer: Cantor Seinuk UK
Mechanical Engineer: Flack & Kurtz Consulting Engineers
Facade Consultant: Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG


United Tower is a mixed-use project that is part of the regeneration of its central business district. One of the main goals of the project is to provide a welcome mix of activities so that the city’s streets are active at all times.

The project creates one tower, for offices and residential. The high building has an orientation which will maximize its presence on the skyline. The building is engaged into a podium which contains public spaces, retail and restaurants.

New open public space, between the structure and the existing buildings of Kuwait Business City, will be a lively and active focal point for the entire complex and provide a new access way into the existing building. This space is covered with a lightweight fabric roof and forms part of the overall landscaping of the block.



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Old April 14th, 2007, 06:13 PM   #2
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Good work Crazy
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Old April 14th, 2007, 06:49 PM   #3
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Old April 15th, 2007, 06:01 AM   #4
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Wow. This is a great design. The facade is intricate and colorful up close, yet restrained and classy from afar. And the massing is at once towering and organic, yet not too flashy. That's very difficult to pull off. I'm very interested to see how this one turns out.
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Old April 15th, 2007, 11:44 PM   #5
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Nice tower!
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Old April 16th, 2007, 06:11 AM   #6
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nice curves!

the info said: Construction Start: 2005, Construction End: 2008

looks like that's no longer true
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Old September 20th, 2007, 11:40 PM   #7
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the worker's offices is set up. and construction has started.

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Old September 21st, 2007, 12:10 AM   #8
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THE MIDDLE EAST IS BOOOMING!!!

Kuwait is taking here place into the skycraper-race!!!
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Old September 21st, 2007, 04:14 AM   #9
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Pretty shape.This one looks pretty good!
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Fantastic facade!
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Old September 8th, 2008, 01:41 AM   #11
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Don't miss the 3D Movie of the tower...

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Old September 8th, 2008, 01:48 AM   #12
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Old September 8th, 2008, 10:56 AM   #13
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This is one sexy tower
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Old September 8th, 2008, 11:21 PM   #14
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Old December 3rd, 2008, 05:14 PM   #15
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Old December 3rd, 2008, 07:27 PM   #16
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Awesome tower, Q8's skyline is going to be kickass.
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Old December 3rd, 2008, 11:19 PM   #17
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very modern and elegant.
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Old December 6th, 2008, 06:43 PM   #18
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awesome tower, thx for the update
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Old December 12th, 2008, 03:59 PM   #19
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