Interlocking design will help Kuwait tower achieve stability

03/2/2009 | Popular Science

A 3,284-foot skyscraper that will serve as the centerpiece for a new metropolis on the Tigris and Euphrates river delta in Kuwait is actually three interlocking towers. Each tower will twist 45 degrees from top to bottom, and together will form the world's tallest building when completed in 2016. The design by London-based architect Eric Kuhne will help stabilize the building, named the Burj Mubarak al Kabir.

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