Gallery: Solar-Powered Crystalline Towers Unveiled for Abu Dhabi

 
Aedas Joint Managing Director, Peter Oborn said, “A key feature of the design is the application of a diaphanous screen that envelopes the most exposed aspect of the building in the form of a dynamic ‘Mashrabiya’, opening and closing in response to the sun’s path, significantly reducing the solar heat gain and providing a more comfortable internal environment."

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  1. motheus November 2, 2010 at 12:53 am

    Interesting concept, and vaguely reminiscent of…something. Suddenly I’m craving sugary cereal…

    Really, tho’ – Its the Honeycomb Hideout, from my American childhood (memories of kids’ TV programming ads)…and my life comes full-circle once again.

    (I only remember the commercials, since Mom kept the sugar-heavy breakfast foods out of our cabinets :-)

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