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Villas in the Sky – Riyahd, Saudi Arabia

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Building: Villas in the Sky
Location: Riyahd, Saudi Arabia
Architect: Henning Larsen Architects
Structrual Engineers: Thornton Tomasetti
MEP: Hoare Lea Consulting Engineers
Completion: Projected 2013
AE Interests: Edges become jagged and deformed as they approach the top which breaks up the skyline, as well as differentiates it from the other skyscrapers. Designed to achieve LEED certification.
Photos: http://www.henninglarsen.com/projects/1000-1099/1025-villas-in-the-sky.aspx

Written by Will Clinton

August 30, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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