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Al Bahar Towers – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Building: Al Bahar Towers
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Architect: Aedas Architects
Structural and Acoustic Engineer: Arup
General Contractor: Al-Futtaim Carillion
Completion: 2012

AEInterests: Responsive facade using traditional Islamic geometry for lattice shading device, triangle screens respond to sun movement to reduce solar gain and glare, all screens close during the evening.

Written by Tarek El-Afifi

September 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

Posted in Built

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