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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


Written by Cullen Vance

August 30, 2009 at 5:14 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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