Milad Tower, also known as the Tehran Tower, is a multi-purpose tower in Tehran, Iran. It is the sixth-tallest tower and the 24th-tallest freestanding structure in the world. It is located between Qarb Town and the district of Gisha, with the 435 meters from the base to the tip of the antenna. The head consists of a large pod with 12 floors, the roof of which is at 315 meters.
It is a part of the International Trade and Convention Center of Tehran contains a five-star hotel, a convention center, a world trade center and an IT park.
At the first, the tower was proposed as part of the “Shahestan Pahlavi” project, and was designed by American urban planner Jaquelin Robertson. The firm also employed Lisa Halaby, the future Queen Noor of Jordan. After the 1979 Revolution, the project was cancelled.
The structure design, calculations and results based on the model of a wind tunnel, this design also preserves the tower against earthquake, because the effects of wind force are 40 percent less than those of earthquake force. There are four levels of earthquake which have been considered in designing the Tower.
The ground floor of entrance lobby is where the guest reception section, tickets and entry cards control, security control, lounge and waiting area are situated and the introduction film and model replica of the building are presented to the visitors.
The main part of the tower is a head building; it is built around a concrete shaft in 12 stories and an area of some 12000 square meters.
Milad Tower’s antenna mast has a steel structure with a 6-meter diameter and its highest part turns into a 60-centimeter square. And the zone is a special floor for the times of crisis and fire. It has a capacity to hold up to 600 people
Tower’s Ancillary Facilities
Food Court Restaurants
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