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Abu Dhabi World Trade Center – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Building Name: Abu Dhabi World Trade Center (Al Raha Beach Development)
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Architect: Foster + Partners
Completion: Undergoing construction since 2008

AE Interests: Environmental computer analysis, sinuous dynamic plan, reactive louvered shading system angled to minimize solar gain depending on orientation, soaring central atrium, form rooted in a sustainable environmental strategy that relies on a series of passive controls.

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Written by Gabrielle Garcia

October 3, 2018 at 11:59 am

Posted in Built

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