James Law’s desert-bound cybertecture

James Law’s desert-bound cybertecture

“Planet Earth embodies the very essence of the ecosystem that we live in,” wrote architect James Law in his project overview for his “cybertecture” building the Technosphere. That's why it comes as no surprise the Technosphere looks much like a globe and in fact, functions on ecosystem principals such as recycling water and tapping into the solar properties of the sun. The mixed-use, high rise, high-density design is destined for Dubai and includes offices, a hotel and an exhibition hall.

Project details 

Client: Economic Zones World

Type: Mixed use Development

Location: Jebel Ali, Dubai, UAE

Height: G+25

Total GFA: Approx.800000 sq.m.

Cost: Confidential

Completion: End of 2011

Architect: James Law Cybertecture International

Structural Eng: Ove Arup & Partners

Project Manager: James Law Cybertecture International

Concept Overview

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