“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.
Client: Economic Zones World
Type: Mixed use Development
Location: Jebel Ali, Dubai, UAE
Total GFA: Approx.800000 sq.m.
Completion: End of 2011
Architect: James Law Cybertecture International
Structural Eng: Ove Arup & Partners
Project Manager: James Law Cybertecture International
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