Gallery: Dazzling BMCE Dome Building Is Foster & Partner’s Very First C...

Foster & Partners have built sustainable projects all over the world - they have designed buildings in Saudi Arabia, a moving elevator gallery in New York City, and a carbon-neutral park China. But the internationally-renowned architectural firm has never before completed a project in Africa. Until now. The first two of three projects commissioned by Morocco's BMCE (Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur), were built in Rabat and Casablanca and feature plenty of sustainable goodness: energy efficiency, locally-sourced materials, and even an electricity-free cooling system. Step on in for more glimpses of this unbelievably beautiful building based on traditional Arabic design.

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