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Minister of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture – Doha, Qatar

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plan tower  cactus
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Building: Minister of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture – Doha, Qatar
Location: Doha, Qatar
Architect: Aesthetics Architects
Status: Conceptual (competition entry)

AE Interest: Individual sunshade panels that open and close relative to the sun’s intensity, designed to mimic the appearance of a cactus in the desert, connecting botanical dome houses plants that could be used as a source of food or a way to clean wastewater [1]

Written by Joseph Drewes

November 7, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

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