A UK-based firm has won a contract to work on Emaar Properties’ The Tower, which is set to be the tallest building in Dubai.

BMT Fluid Mechanics, a subsidiary of BMT Group, has been appointed as the wind engineering consultant for The Tower, according to a statement from the company.

The company, a subsidiary of BMT Group, is headquartered in London and specialises in wind engineering, architectural aerodynamics and building physics.

The contract was awarded by the building consultancy Aurecon, which is the engineer/architect-of-record for the $1bn structure, which will soar 100 metres taller than the Burj Khalifa. More info

By   meconstructionnews.com