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“City of Dreams” Hotel Tower – Cotai, Macau `

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Building: “City of Dreams” Hotel Tower
Location: Coati, Macau
Completion: 2017
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Developer: Melco Crown Entertainment Limited
Structural Engineer: Mott Connell Ltd.
MEP: Jebson Consultants & Engineering Co. Ltd.
Facade Engineer: Buro Happold
Fire Engineer: Arup
Traffic Engineer: MVA

AE Interests: Giant transfer beams and trusses used to create open spaces, complex external structural web carries both gravity and lateral forces, reinforced concrete used in stair and lift core walls to create lateral stability, external exoskeleton structure.

Articles: 1

Written by Sharon Zhu

September 4, 2015 at 1:27 pm

Posted in Built

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