Project

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Architect

Reiser +. Uememoto

Year of Completion

2010

Client

Creekside Development Company

Material of interest

Concrete

Material Used

Perforated concrete

Material Properties

40cm thick concrete shell with more than 1,300 openings performs as an efficient exoskeleton structure that allows to create colum-free open spaces in the interior without the core. It also works as a sunscreen open to light, air, and views.

Application

Exterior façade

Climate

Tropical and Subtropical Desert Climate.

Environmental Response

Passive, shading, thermal mass, daylighting

Keywords

concrete, dubai, skyscraper, perforated

Location

Dubai, UAE

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Date submitted

2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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