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Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait

Projekt adatok

Helyszín: Kuwait City, Kuvait

Office skyscraper with spiral building design

Overall height: 412 m
Stages: 80
Construction Period: 2005-2011

Architect: SOM, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP

Projekt követelmények

  • continually changing geometry due to rotation of the outer façade by 130°
  • standard floor heights of  4,20 m and intermediate floors of up to 11 m in height
  • wing walls with twisted surfaces and forward and reverse inclinations of up to 10°


Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Co., Kuwait

Ügyfél előnyök

  • regular 8-day cycle
  • standard and intermediate floors without laborious modification work
  • easy operation and safe working conditions
  • working also in strong winds with reduced crane usage
Al Hamra Tower - Project Manager Hani Abu-Haidar
Hani Abu-Haidar
Project Manager

The PERI systems were easily adapted to suit the constantly changing geometry of the Al Hamra Towers. The SCS and ACS climbing systems were easy to handle and featured high safety standards.  In addition, the RCS Climbing Protection Panel provided safe working conditions. With SKYDECK, the slabs could easily be formed by hand even during strong winds which reduced crane requirements. Altogether, the PERI systems made it possible to have an 8-day cycle and have greatly contributed to the success of the Al Hamra project.

PERI megoldások

  • bespoke combination of different climbing formwork systems with maximum adaptation to the continually changing geometry.
  • vertical core walls with the ACS self-climbing technology and TRIO panel formwork
  • core outer and wing walls with SKS and VARIO GT 24 with crane spreader beam from system parts