Dubai has never stopping its self to innovate and continue to become a world’s smart city, having homed a lot of smart technologies and inventions.
Now, Dubai is about to welcome another project of building a rotating skyscrapper.
The Dynamic Tower Hotel will soon have individually rotating unit, the building has been in the works since 2008 and will finally be built in 2020.
The smart tower will be self-powered through wind turbines and solar panels, residents can control their units through a voice-activated command system.
According to the plan, the units will be built on separate floors of the 1,375 foot-tall, 80-story building.
One of the special features of the Dubai’s new tower will let residents to watch the sunrise and sunset in the city’s rotating hotel.
The Dynamic Tower Hotel, which has been in the works since 2008, will finally be built in 2020.
The skyscraper will be able to rotate 360 degrees, so the view will change endlessly for residents inside.
The building will also feature wind turbines positioned horizontally between each floor and solar panels on the roof, which will allow it to be completely self-powered.
In 2013, it was reported that up to 79 wind turbines will be fitted to each floor to generate enough energy to fuel the building’s electricity.
The Dynamic Group, the company building the smart skyscrapper, claims that the landmark will offer a ‘wellness experience’ rather than simply work as a hotel.
‘Indeed, it will no longer be a ‘hotel’ but a new product in line with today’s life,’ the group’s website says. ‘How many stars? This ‘hotel’ will be beyond stars.’
‘This dynamic experience will offer exclusive services, luxurious accommodation and facilities for the traveller with the most cutting-edge technologies, whether for business or leisure.’
‘Dynamic Hotel’ guests will have the choice of spacious luxury suites or excellently appointed deluxe rooms and the benefit of exceptional service delivered by one of the world’s leading hospitality companies.’ says the ads of the company.
Some of the units could be turned into apartments, which would cost $30 million each, according to some website report.
The Dynamic Tower was proposed nine years ago by Israeli-Italian architect David Fisher.
Fisher created the design with the idea that ‘the motionless state of today’s houses does not reflect people’s actual lives, where everything is constantly changing’.
Fishers also believes that hotels and homes should be able to ‘move following the sun or the wind, and adjust to their tenants’ life and mood’.