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Transforming veil shields UAE medical center from thermal fluctuations

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 16, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Jun 14, 2016

This unusual medical center planned for the Al Ain, fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates, includes a large tower wrapped in transforming veil that helps the structure balance the dramatic thermal fluctuations of the region. Architecture firm Philippe Barriere Collective (PB+Co) designed the development as a state-of-the-art combination of Western and alternative medicine, nature preservation practices and technology. The Al Ain municipality wanted to create an iconic project...





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