National Bank of Abu Dhabi Headquarters
In the centre of downtown Abu Dhabi, the headquarters for the National Bank of the Emirates are designed with two interlocking triangular based volumes, one in glass with the open office space, one clad in blue granite housing services, elevators and stairs.
The bank directory is located under a glass triangular based pyramid at the top of the structure, while the banking hall is at street level under an upside down glass pyramid.
LOCATION: Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
AWARDS: 1st Prize International Design Competition 1995
AREA: 35.000 m2
STATUS: Completed 2002
DESIGN ARCHITECT: Carlos Ott Architects
ARCHITECT OF RECORD: Architecture & Planning Group APG