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Museum of Built Environment – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Museum of the Built Environment Side View  Museum of the Built Environment Fountain View  Museum of the Built Environment Exterior
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Building: Museum of Built Environment
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Expected Completion: 2014
Design Architect: FXFOWLE Architects
Structural Engineer: DeSimone Consulting Engineers

AE Interest: Use of Saudi Arabia’s desert feature, a wadi, and created into a park connecting two separate parts of the structure | Integration of the the exterior landscape with the interior via galleria views from intertwining monorail | Climactic responses like adobe construction and triangular apertures | Reflective envelope

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Written by Camille Carpenter

September 10, 2014 at 1:51 pm

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