Gallery: Dubai’s Park Gate is a Solar-Powered Desert Oasis

 
Just because a building is in the desert doesn't mean it has to be hot - at least that's what Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill thought when designing their mixed-use development, Park Gate. The project is composed of six curving towers covered in a solar-powered canopy, with hanging gardens and reflecting pools below which act as thermal sinks. Inspired by the Middle East’s ancient and modern souks, Park Gate will serve as a place to rest, socialize and do business in the heart of Dubai.

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  1. Biosphere Sustainabilit... September 16, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    […] innovative atmospheric canopy that hovers above the building will be the centre’s most striking feature and will serve […]

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