Baku Flame Towers is a striking new addition to the skyline of Baku. Inspired by Azerbaijan’s long history with fire worshipping, the towers are an eternal flame for a modern Baku. Located on the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan, the site is situated on a hill overlooking Baku Bay and the old city center.
Three Towers on a Common Podium
With a site area of approx. 28,000 m², the project consists of three towers located on a common podium. The total construction built up area of the project is 245,000 m². At the base of the towers, they are connected by a glass roof. Underneath is a large shopping mall.
Werner Sobek was responsible for facade engineering, parts of the structural engineering, and site supervision.
HOK Architects, London/United Kingdom
2007 − 2009
2008 − 2012
Services by Werner Sobek
- Facade engineering (WP 1 − 8 acc. to § 64 HOAI)
- Structural engineering of numerous special structures (flicks/spires, skylights in base building etc.)
- Permanent site supervision
DIA Holding, Istanbul/Türkiye
HG Esch, Hennef/Germany