4/24/2009 - New York city-based Leeser Architecture has won a design competition for the Helix Hotel, a 208-room luxury centerpiece for the Zayed Baydevelopment of office buildings, condominiums, and retail along the water in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The design features staggered floor plates that spiral upward, with the structure partially floating in the bay adjacent to the Sheik Zayed Bridge, designed by Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA, and currently under construction.

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