Silver Tower (Abu Dhabi)
Found in: Skyscrapers in the United Arab Emirates
Silver Tower is a 120m tall building which is currently (2006) 16th tallest in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. Silver Tower or HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Tower was made circa 1990 by Cassia and Associates. It used to be on the main Corniche Road, but with the reconstruction of the Corniche recently, the road next to Silver Tower is now called Corniche Lane. The building's first four levels are for office use by Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and the rest of the floors from 5 to 29 (29 is the Penthouse) are residential.
From the 20th floor to the 28th, the flat numbers arranged are at a different order and orientation from those from the 5th floor to the 19th.
The mosaics designs on each lobby contain of white, blue and purple hexagons.
None of the mosaic interior designs of any lobby are 'perfectly' arranged.
There is a time limit for the number of minutes all the lights are on in the lobbies. Usually, only half of the lights are on; to activate all the lights, the light switch needs to be pressed. The time all the lights are on varies from floor to floor.
Each lobby has 6 light switches.
Silver Tower, Germany
Silver Tower model on Google SketchUp 3D Warehouse