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Oval Glass Sphere

Oval spaceframe | Double curvature | Spheres and pipes | Unique designed spider system | Triangulated IGU glazing

Size: 956 sqm.

Due to its unique qualities and distinctive features, this iconic structure quickly becomes a city landmark.

The HEXANOM Oval Structure is unlike anything else in the world in terms of design and shape, and it is simply amazing to behold. It is the centrepiece of the magnificent commercial complex known as the Eye of Qatar in Doha, State of Qatar.

This oval, double-curved HEXANOM structure is 956 sqm. , has 2.700 distinct members, 1.420 unique nodes, and 700 unique panels, and is made to fit in the centre of the tower’s elliptical façade. It is the central feature in the Eye of Qatar.

Today, architects worldwide are re-approaching the use of free-form shapes. Fluid Structures are inspired by nature. This trend stems from a desire to give the world more structures inspired by natural shapes and have less to do with functional forms.
These structures would not have come true if architects had not dared to think beyond linear shapes.
Aesthetic needs are easily met using state-of-the-art HEXANOM engineering design applications.