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TECOM Tower, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Wednesday 31 May 2006

Modernity and tradition in Dubai

TECOM Tower by Core Architects Inc in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Core Architects Inc 
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Built on a landmark area in Jumeirah with clear sightlines to the exclusive hotel and resort area nearby, this 45-storey tower located in Dubai’s Technology, E-Commerce and Media-Free Zone (TECOM) provides over 863,000 square feet of office space and approximately 80,000 square feet of commercial space (predominantly IT-related retail stores). The challenges posed to the design team were multifold: striking a delicate balance between modernity and tradition, creative innovation and reference to the past, while overcoming the site-specific challenges posed by the climate and unique terrain of the desert. The resulting design, which features sepia-coloured glass and criss-crossing mullions reminiscent of traditional Islamic patterning, meets these challenges directly, rising from the sand like a beacon in the desert.

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Status Design Development
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Core Architects Inc

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