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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Building Name: King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Architect: Zaha Hadid
Structural Engineer: Arup
Lighting Design: OVI
Completed: 2017

AE Interests: LEED Platinum Certified, Hexagonal prismatic honeycomb structures use the least material to create a lattice of cells within a given volume, specific arrangement and form contributes to softening the strong light and heat

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Written by Eric Polson

November 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm

Posted in Built

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