Qatar Gherkin Best tower..grt Design....
Doha's striking Burj Qatar was named the best tall building in the Middle East at the annual awards of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
The cylindrical tower, designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, is similar in form to Foster + Partners' 30 St Mary Axe
in London, dubbed 'the gherkin'.
Unlike Foster's building, the façade of Burj Qatar is constructed of multi-layered patterns which mimic traditional Islamic sun screens.
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