The Kuwait Cobra Tower
The Kuwait Cobra Tower or Burj Cobra is a concept generated by a CGI firm(CDI Gulf International). The tower is supposed to rotate to give a cool spiral effect. There are questions like ”How will the elevator work?” so and so forth. Expert says they will use air pressured tubes instead. That’s what new-age design is suppose to do, blend creativity with utility.The news that this was an actual project to be started in 2008 near gulf street remains dormant, without concrete follow ups!
Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi
Etihad Towers is the name of a complex of buildings with five towers in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.After several years of planning and design, 2006 was a special year for His Highness Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan and his Projects Department, for this was when construction work got underway. His Highness can be proud of succeeding in creating a very inspirational, prestigious and desirable landmark in the UAE. The scope, magnitude and uniqueness is breathtaking.The Australian architects DBI Design have created a sculptural feat that is a true landmark of the City. Changing the Abu Dhabi skyline forever the towers offer the most amazing vantage points – with sweeping panoramic views over the vibrant city and Arabian Sea.
Living in Dubai is exciting
Dubai is one of the few cities in the world that has undergone such a rapid transformation - from a humble beginning as a pearl-diving centre - to one of the fastest growing cities on earth. Dubai today is a tourism, trade and logistics hub and has earned itself the reputation of being the ‘gateway between the east and the west.’ It is also considered as the dynamic nucleus of the Arabian Gulf region.