Gallery: Oppenheim’s Sloping Beach Tower Hides a Green Oasis Inside

 

Sloping towards the open sea, Oppenheim‘s luxurious mixed-use tower for the United Arab Emirates is both elegant and a model of efficiency. If you look closely, the pixelated residences comprising the development sprawl fluidly away from the lush garden oasis hidden at its base and onto the sandy beach. The design was conceived specifically to maximize the quantity of units available on the water while minimizing the amount of energy used.

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  1. xinji March 8, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    Stairs all the way baby, or might i suggest pinpoint accurate catapulting straight to your suite? beats walking and waiting for the elevator

  2. Mbpatte February 23, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    It will be interesting to see how they design their elevator system in a tilted building.

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