Abu Dhabi, UAE
Drawing on Islamic vernacular architecture and cultural traditions, the design of the building evokes natural and historic references into an architectural language which celebrates the Emirates’ cultural heritage. mossessian & partners’ proposal is a series of porous membranes, defining the building envelope, which establish a series of relationships between inside and outside, and an engagement with the waterfront.
Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage
Lead Design Architectural Services
Invited Competition 2010