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HOK | Baku Flame Towers

Architecture | June 19, 2013 |

Image courtesy of HOK International

HOK | Baku Flame Towers

Known as the ‘region of eternal fires’, Baku’s long history of fire worshiping provided the inspiration for the development’s iconic design, consisting of three flame shaped towers, each with a different function, set in a triangular shape. Standing at 140 metres high, Baku Flame Towers will be seen from most vantage points within the surrounding area and is already a prominent feature of the Baku skyline.


Image courtesy of HOK International

Baku Flame Towers is a project by Azinko Development MMC. HOK were appointed as the architect, DIA Holdings the design and build contractors and Hill International as the project managers. HOK undertook the masterplanning, concept and schematic design for the site and towers, and construction work is already well underway.


Image courtesy of Samir Cabbarov

The residential tower sits to the south, accommodating some 130 residential apartments over 39 floors, and is the tallest of the three towers. It will house luxury apartments and boasts stunning views across the surrounding area, while the hotel is sited on the northern corner of the site and consists of 250 rooms and 61 serviced apartments over 33 floors. The office tower is set on the western side of the complex, providing a net 33.114 square metres of grade A flexible commercial office space.

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