Along Airport Road, the main thoroughfare linking downtown Abu Dhabi with the international airport, the three storeys shopping centre roof creates an outdoor plaza for the three residential buildings above it.
Below grade parking and major views across the street to a park provide maximum exposure of the facility.
PRIZE: 1st. Prize International Design Competition
LOCATION: Airport Road & Sheikh Zayed 1st St, Downtown Abu Dhabi
AREA: 120 000 m2
HEIGHT: 87 m, 22 levels
STATUS: Completed 1999
DESIGN ARCHITECT: Carlos Ott
ARCHITECT OF RECORD: DEWAN Architects + Engineers