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Dynamic Tower, World's First Rotating Tower, Named One Of Time Magazine's "Best Inventions Of 2008"
The Dynamic Tower, the World’s first rotating skyscraper, has been named one of TIME Magazine’s “50 Best Inventions of the Year” for its revolutionary design and innovations.
By: Dynamic Architecture Group
Each floor of the Dynamic Tower rotates independently to create a building that constantly changes its shape and appearance, resulting in a unique and ever evolving architectural landmark.
The Dynamic Tower is environmentally friendly and the first building designed to be completely self-powered, with wind turbines positioned horizontally between each floor, and photovoltaic cells placed on the roof of each rotating floor to produce solar energy.
The Dynamic Tower will also be the first skyscraper to be built entirely from prefabricated parts that are custom made in a workshop and then installed on site. This method offers a number of advantages including an environmentally clean construction site, less onsite accidents, and reduced time and cost of construction.
Residents of the Dynamic Towers will be able to park their cars at the entrance to their apartments, which will have voice activated systems. From their swimming pools located next to the glass wall of the building, residents will be able to look out and see the world rotating around them. These will also be the first buildings where construction begins at the top, with each floor mechanically installed from top to bottom.
Since announcing the official launch of the Dynamic Towers at a June 2008 press conference in New York City, the project has become the focus of international media including scientific and lifestyle magazines and books, with everyone from schoolchildren to college students learning about the Dynamic Towers.
“Now we are thrilled to be recognized by TIME Magazine as one of the most innovative inventions and technological developments of our time,” Dr. Fisher stated. “For thousands of years buildings were static, but the Dynamic Tower will radically change construction and real estate and bring a new dimension to architecture and our way of living.”
Renowned Italian architect Dr. David Fisher is the creator of the Dynamic Tower, a building in motion. He has spent more than 30 years working to redefine the technical and technological extremes of buildings in many cities around the world.
TIME Magazine’s eighth annual list of “The 50 Best Inventions of the Year” for 2008 was included in the November 10th issue, and on the magazine’s website.
Images of the Dynamic Tower and Dr. Fisher are available upon request
Rubenstein Public Relations
Contact: Joshua Greenwald Tel: 212-843-8037
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