Each floor of the 80-storey skyscraper will spin around a central core
These are the designs for the world’s first revolving skyscraper, the latest eccentric proposal for the Dubai skyline.
The 80-storey Rotating Tower, brainchild of Florence-based architect David Fisher, would offer residents an ever-shifting view of the Persian Gulf as the floors spin round a central core.
A few superior penthouses would be fitted with voice activation technology, allowing inhabitants to control movement. Other floors would be choreographed to create a constantly-changing silhouette.
Wind turbines, installed between every floor, would power the building.
Despite admitting he has never built a skyscraper before, Fisher claims his designs will revolutionise construction of tall buildings.
He outlined his proposal at a press conference in New York yesterday and said