Nils Fischer, Shajay Bhooshan: The Opus Office Tower

 
  • ©2008, Nils Fischer and Shajay Bhooshan

Artist(s):


Title:


    The Opus Office Tower

Exhibition:


Creation Year:


    2008

Category:



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