Rising 35 meters up into the air, Nanchang Waves majestically adorns the natural landscape of the Chinese Jiangxi Province. In the early stages of the project, the complexity of the construction of the landscape-based community centre required a close cooperation between client Vanke, architect Nordic Office of Architecture and Ramboll as structural engineer. The impressive result speaks for itself.
The 44-storey high building will consist of more than 200 apartments, along with a café, restaurant, observation deck and a sky bar.The team developed a tailored in-situ reinforced concrete construction, solution, despite Denmark’s heritage of pre-cast concrete, an approach that yielded a shorter build time and lighter super-structure.
A landmark tower among landmark towers, Capital Gate is the 35 storey focal point of Abu Dhabi's Capital Centre, a mixed use development supporting the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). In June 2010, it was certified by Guiness Book of Records as the furthest-leaning manmade tower in the world. We were appointed as specialist consultant by lead engineer and architect RMJM to advise on construction.
An ambitious and spectacular hotel including two towers leaning in opposite directions at an angle almost four times that of the leaning tower of Pisa. The geometrical dare continues as the top nine floors of tower one and the bottom nine floors of tower two both twist an additional 19 degrees horizontally.
Located in the heart of Jakarta's central business district the development delivers world class luxury Four Seasons hotel and residential facilities. The 55 storey residential tower and adjacent 30 storey tower are an iconic landmark.
The 43 hectare CityLife development occupies the site of Milan’s former fairground and exhibition site (Fiera Campionaria). Its combination of residences, offices, retail space and public facilities are arrayed around a large park — Europe’s biggest privately funded park development. We worked in collaboration with J&A Consultants on technical reviews of the architects’ schemes. Our combined refinements and suggestions produced savings sufficient to cover our fees five times over.