Gallery: Libya’s Stunning Tripoli Congress Center is Protected by a Tre...

Libya's Tripoli Congress Center is a stunning facility protected by a perforated metal facade that was built to accommodate world leaders in an open and inviting atmosphere. The congress center was designed by Tabanlioglu Architects, who sought to minimize its impact on the surrounding landscape while maximizing its energy efficiency. Low-carbon and recyclable materials were used throughout the building and daylighting, natural ventilation, and passive design play an integral role in the building's performance. Inspired by surrounding forest, the shade-yielding metal facade features a perforated design modeled after the trunks of trees.

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