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EAA Foundation Tents – Pakistan, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen

Posted in Built, Under Construction by Bailey Releford on February 13, 2023

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Building: EAA Foundation Tents
Location: Currently being delivered and placed in Turkey, Yemen, Pakistan, and Syria
Timeline: 2015 – TBC
Project Area: 11m x 4.5m (dimensions of one tent)
Cost: Undisclosed
Client: Education Above All Foundation (EAA)
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)

AE Interests: Infrastructure made as efficiently as possible to be used as classrooms, temporary housing, or medical centers. The tents can be easily moved and reassembled, containing recyclable materials. A durable fabric membrane combined with a light aluminum arch structure makes natural sunlight and ventilation possible.

Articles: [1, 2, 3]


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Masdar City – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Posted in Under Construction by Bailey Releford on October 12, 2022

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Building: Masdar City
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Client: Masdar-Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company
Started: 2008
Expected Completion Date: 2025
Area: 6,000,000 m2
Cost: between $18.7 and $19.8 billion
Architect: Foster + Partners
Masterplanning, Sustainability Engineer: Arup
Landscape Architect: Gustafson Porter + Bowman
Environmental Engineer: WSP Group, E.T.A

AE Interests: Masdar City is a carbon-neutral, zero-waste city. It is self-sustaining using solar panels, biofuel, and wind towers. They also provide community pods that remain underground which are necessary for eco-friendly transportation across the city.

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]


*Original post by Stephen Mathai on September 27, 2009

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