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Construction of Dubai's spinning, wind-powered skyscraper is finally underway

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Architect David Fisher proposed building a skyscraper in Dubai that would spin in the wind. That was in 2008, and it was supposed to break ground in 2010.

It's finally happening, Inhabitat reports.

The tower boasts dozens of wind turbines between its 80 floors that will allow it to generate 10 times more energy than it will use.

Morocco World News reports the tower could be ready for occupancy by 2020.

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Every floor can rotate 360 degrees, and tenants would be able to customize their views with a voice command. 

The catch is the cost. Apartments will cost around $30 million dollars. 

Fisher said he was inspired by the Olympic Tower in New York, where viewers can see both the East River and the Hudson River from a certain location. 

"I thought to myself, 'Why don't we rotate the entire floor?'" Fisher said on his website.

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