By Peter Oborn
This ebook is solely situated at the layout and supply of Al Bahr Towers. With 300-colour pictures, it really is hugely visible with especially commissioned images by way of Christian Richters. An illustrated creation through the architectural correspondent of The monetary Times, Edwin Heathcote offers an enticing account of the heritage in the back of the development: the customer, the situations in the back of the fee and its most vital architectural precedents. specialist perception is supplied into the background and philosophy of Islamic structure through Professor Eric Ormsby of The Institute of Ismaili reports. a special description of the layout and procurement of those ground-breaking buildings is supplied by way of architectural writer Edward Denison.
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Al Bahr Towers: The Abu Dhabi Investment Council Headquarters by Peter Oborn