Gallery: World’s Largest Sun-Responsive Façade Shades Abu Dhabi’s Impre...

 
While reducing solar gain by 50 percent, the facade also reduces the offices’ dependance on artificial light, allowed the architects to use lightly tinted glazing and overall improving the comfort of the employees who work for the ADIC. The gigantic latticework almost entirely wraps both towers except for the area of the facades facing north.

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  1. roger schaerer September 15, 2012 at 1:30 am

    The Al Bahr tower is indeed stunning and will be highly efficient for energy saving. My only concern would be the relaiability and workability of those sunshades, consider where they come from. Time will tell…………

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