SHOPPING COMPLEX DUBAI i.o. ES°TE 2006
design competition of a large-scale shopping-complex, Dubai, Emirates.
The shopping-complex is sub-divided into different departments, located around a central node volume.
Each department is set out around a court containing restaurants and
The roof-slides provide filtered daylight for the courts of each department.
The central node volume contains the major leisure and top-restaurants, cafés, etc.
It is agolden box; inside the complex, providing the visitor clear
orientation in the big complex. The central entrance is located in
front of this.
Each department has a separate entrance, directly accessible from the parking at ground floor.
The roof folds up to form office-blocks at the extreme end of a department.
A clear organigramme and layout provides a large-scale project with a human scale