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THE OYSTER

Abu Dhabi

Eye-Catcher for Playgrounds

 

A futuristic symmetry that serves as an extravagant facade, containing every single aspect to baffle onlookers who believe they may have already seen almost every imaginable extravagancy on Abu Dhabi’s outstanding architectural landscape. The facade of this gorgeous building integrates photovoltaics, sun-shade elements and lighting components.

Project information

place

Abu Dhabi,

United Arab Emirates

 

gross floor area

180.000 square meters

customer

Higher Colleges of Technology

competition

2008

 

image copyright

Model pictures: Roger Mandt, Berlin

contributing architects 

Alexander Maul, Heike Hillebrand, Johannes Schmersahl, Matthaeus Wirth, Kim Fenck