|Central Market, Abu Dhabi|
The Central Market redevelopment occupies a 45 hectare site in the centre of Abu Dhabi. The development comprises 3-towers (hotel tower, residential/apartment tower and office tower), a business hotel, a retail podium, a new souk and basement parking. The towers are similar in architecture with respect to façade treatment. The 88-storey, 381m high residential tower is to be an iconic landmark building forming the centerpiece of the development. It is the tallest building within the development and will be the highest residential use building in Abu Dhabi when completed.Project Role: Specialist façade design of environmentally efficient facades, including structural, thermal and movement analysis.
Project Client: Aldar Properties
Architect: Foster & Partners
Façade Contractor: Shenyang Yuanda Aluminium Industry
Completion Date: 2011