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The Opus Building – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Building:  The Opus Building
Location:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Completion:  2011
Architect:  Zaha Hadid
Project Architect:  Christos Passas
Local Architect:  Arex Consultans
Structural Engineer:  Whitbybird
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer:  Whitbybird
Facade Engineer:  Whitbybird
Fire Engineering:  SAFE

AE Interests:  Extensive use of curved glass in the void, use of lighting to enhance the view of the void at night, three separate buildings made to appear as one
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Written by Cullen Vance

August 30, 2009 at 5:14 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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