Photo © HG Esch, Hennef
Photo © HG Esch, Hennef
Photo © HG Esch, Hennef
Photo © HG Esch, Hennef

Baku Flame Towers

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Location
Baku, Azerbaijan
Year
2012
Architecture
HOK Architects, London/United Kingdom
Services by Werner Sobek
Facade engineering (WP 1 − 8 acc. to § 64 HOAI) | Structural engineering of numerous special structures (flicks/spires, skylights in base building etc.) | Permanent site supervision
Client
DIA Holding, Istanbul/Turkey

Baku Flame Towers is a striking new addition to the skyline of Baku. Inspired by Azerbaijan’s long history with fire worshipping, the towers will be an eternal flame for a modern Baku. Located on the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan, the site is situated on a hill overlooking Baku Bay, the old city center and the park. With a site area of approx 28,000 m2, the project consist of 3 towers located on a retail podium. The total construction built up area of the project is 245.000 m2. Design of the Towers are a response to this fire worshipping, providing a new eternal flame of modern Baku.

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