Nils Fischer, Shajay Bhooshan: The Opus Office Tower




 
  • ©2008, Nils Fischer and Shajay Bhooshan, The Opus Office Tower

Artist(s):


Title:


The Opus Office Tower

Exhibition:


SIGGRAPH 2008: Design and Computation

Creation Year:


2008

Category:


Architecture and Design

Artist Statement:


Thse two buildings are conceived as a united mass in the form of a cube hovering off the ground. The cube is carved or eroded by a freeform void, essentially the setback space between the two tower envelopes.

Sponsors:


Zaha Hadid Architects

Other Information:


Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Client

Omniyat Properties, Dubai

 

Architectural Design

Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher

 

Client Representative

Graham Hallett

 

Project Architect

Christos Passas

 

Team Manager

Vincent Nowak

 

Competition Team

Baerlecken, Douglas, Huang, Peyrer-Heimstaett, Jalil

 

Design Team

Peng, Lebie, Ferrari, Frings, Peyrer-Heimstaett, Skroumbelos, Sophocleous, Akritopoulous

 

Consultants

Project Management

Gleeds, London

 

Local Architect

Arex Consultans, Dubai

 

Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer

whitbybird, London

 

Façade Enginner

whitbybird, London

 

Fire Engineering

SAFE, London

 

Lift Consultant

Roger Preston Dynamics, Maidenhead

 

Traffic Consultant

Cansult Limited – Duba