Jean Nouvel Ateliers has completed (March 2012) a 45-story tall tower with an interesting skin, Doha Office Tower is the first tall building to use a reinforced concrete dia-grid columns in a cross shape. The façade is constructed of multi-layered patterns invoking ancient Islamic screens designed to shade buildings from the sun.
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Dramatic towers in Canada, Qatar, Australia and Italy have been named the best tall buildings in the world for 2012 by the international not-for-profit association CTBUH. The four regional winners include the Absolute Towers in Mississauga, Canada (Americas); 1 Bligh Street, Sydney (Asia and Australia); Palazzo Lombardia, Milan (Europe); and Doha Tower in Doha, Qatar …