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Guess the Architecture for 1/9/2018

Posted January 09, 2018 2:00 PM by MaggieMc

Once again, this week's building submission is courtesy of SolarEagle.

Are you able to identify this building?

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01/09/2018 2:03 PM

I dunno, but it was engineered by Led Zeppelin.

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01/09/2018 3:34 PM
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01/09/2018 3:36 PM

Jpool identifies this as the F&F (formerly Revolution Tower) Tower in Panama City.

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01/09/2018 3:50 PM

Yes, another Bing search, "twisted building", click images.

Not sure about your Led Zeppelin reference, looks more like Twisted Sister engineered this one.

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01/09/2018 3:55 PM

I was thinking "Stairway to Heaven" is all.

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01/09/2018 4:21 PM

I get it now, one of my favorites.

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01/11/2018 10:30 AM

This is the door to their leasing office.

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01/11/2018 1:06 PM

That looks like a "crooked" organization to me.

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01/13/2018 3:04 AM

Looks like a Lyndoor™ product.

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01/17/2018 11:57 AM

We at LynDoor™ Fenestration are at your service!

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01/11/2018 4:26 PM

The "crooked door" is nothing new, they had them way back in 1647

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01/11/2018 4:38 PM

heck, that looks like some of my early wood working.

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01/12/2018 5:19 AM

Looks like mine NOW!

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01/11/2018 5:15 PM

My challenge to all:

How many rotations does it have? How many floors?

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01/11/2018 5:32 PM

One complete Rotation and 57 floors, 53 above ground and four below.

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01/11/2018 5:56 PM

Yes, one complete rotation. However, I meant the floors that are rotated. It is 40 * 9 degrees each = 360 degrees.

You are awarded half a GA :-) I will consider that on a future occasion, 'The Wizard'.

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01/17/2018 10:54 AM

JPool correctly guessed that SolarEagle’s building was the F&F Tower, previously known as the Revolution Tower. Located in Panama City, the building is the 9th tallest building in Panama and the 12th tallest in Central America. Designed by Pinzon Lozano & Asociados Arquitectos and engineered by Ingenieria Atlantico, the tower began as a “purely theoretical idea based on rotating geometry and a prism.”

According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats (CTBUH), who JPool linked to, “the designers had to address many issues in their process” such as, “a strict budget of US $50 million,” the setbacks on the prominent commercial site, and an adjacent gas station with underground wells.

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