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Location: United Arab Emirates

O-14 by Reiser + Umemoto in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Exterior view.
Image courtesy Reiser + Umemoto
June 16, 2008 /

O-14
Reiser + Umemoto
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

As of June 2008, the first five floors and exterior shell of O-14 have been cast, revealing the beginnings of the perforated concrete shell exoskeleton which, when finished, will surround the building in a lace-like veil.

Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Island
The Maritime Museum,
Image courtesy Tadao Ando Architects
February 05, 2007 /

Saadiyat Island
Tadao Ando
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Four renowned architects have been commissioned by Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) for iconic museums and a performing arts centre.

Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, by Asymptote
Exterior 
Photo courtesy Asymptote
May 25, 2009 /

Yas Hotel
Asymptote Architecture
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Yas Hotel is built over an F1 race circuit. The hotel is made up of two twelve story towers, one being set within the race circuit, and another placed in the Marina itself, physically linked by a sculpted steel monocoque bridge construction that passes above the Formula 1 track.

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