Friday, July 8, 2011
Reem Mixed Use Development
TOP have recently completed work on the new mixed use development at Rawdhat in Abu Dhabi. The prominent site is located opposite the Grand Mosque on the main road into Abu Dhabi. The development includes 3 buildings; an office tower, apartment building and serviced apartment tower. These towers are situated above a retail shopping podium. The different buildings use different expressions of a common facade technology. The towers utilise an angled mesh sun screen. This screen deflects light during the day yet allows for maxmimum views. At night a network of LED lights transforms the buildings into a light show that will marka grand gateway into the city. The lighting is programed and runs through a sequence of patterns and styles depending on the time, date and weather.