double helix

double helix

Alphabetic Tower, Batumi Georgia,4K aerial video footage DJI Inspire 1

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Like us on Facebook! ► https://www.facebook.com/DiscoveryGalaxy Follow us on Twitter! ► https://twitter.com/DronExplorer From Wikipedia: Alphabetic Tower (Georgian: ანბანის კოშკი) is a 130 meters-high structure in Batumi, Georgia. The tower symbolizes the uniqueness of Georgian alphabet and people. Structure combines design of DNA, in its familiar double helix pattern.Two helix bands rise up the tower holding 33 letters of the Georgian alphabet of 4 meters height made in aluminum. In the middle of the building is an exposed elevator shaft leading to very the top of the building, in the crown of the structure, where a colossal, silver, ball is located. Development Alphabetic Tower was built by a Spanish company CMD Ingenieros. Construction began on 10 October 2010 with the exterior of the structure completed on December 2011. Structure The tower is composed by eleven modules of cantilever truss of steel tubes which make up two bodies, the interior containing the communication core panoramic elevators and stairs, the exterior designed for support the whole structure and define the skin with the big characters. Each 10.8 m. both cores are bonded by diaphragms in star pattern. At the top stands a glass sphere made by triangle elements fixed over steel profiles and sealed . The sphere consists of hollow circular section structure. This light space hosts several rooms, distributed on different floors within the sphere . The first floor is called Transfer floor, it can be reached thru the two main panoramic lifts.From the transfer floor you may reach other lifts which serve the other floors. The second floor hosts a TV studio, next to the kitchen and the restaurant which is on the third floor, designed like a revolving ring .This ring, which goes around 360 degrees an hour offers visitors a panoramic view of the city and the Black sea while they are enjoying their meal. The fourth floor has been conceived as an observatory deck, to enjoy the unique views from the Alphabetic Tower. This floor leads to the fifth one, which is designed to allow visitors see how tuned mass damper works. Tuned mass damper is a fifty ton device mounted in structures to reduce the amplitude of mechanical vibrations. "Frozen Star" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/