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Al Bahar Towers – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Building: Al Bahar Towers
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Architect: Aedas Architects
Structural and Acoustic Engineer: Arup
General Contractor: Al-Futtaim Carillion
Completion: 2012

AEInterests: Responsive facade using traditional Islamic geometry for lattice shading device, triangle screens respond to sun movement to reduce solar gain and glare, all screens close during the evening.

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Written by Tarek El-Afifi

September 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

Posted in Built

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