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Location: United Arab Emirates

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.

Michael Schumacher Tower by LAVA in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Image courtesy LAVA
October 20, 2008 /

Michael Schumacher Tower
LAVA
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Michael Schumacher Tower is the first in a series of seven towers to be built worldwide.

Strata Tower in Abu Dhabi by Asymptote Architecture
Exterior Water front
Photo courtesy Asymptote
June 30, 2008 /

Strata Tower
Asymptote Architecture
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

As a signature architectural statement, the Strata Tower's articulate, striking physical presence seeks to encapsulate meaning through the use of abstract form drawn from both local cultural landscapes and motifs and dynamic forces of global influence.

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