Abu Dhabi Flamingo Observation Tower

LocationAbu Dhabi, UAE
StatusCompetition Entry, short listed

The observation tower is a contemporary interpretation of Abu Dhabi’s vernacular cooling towers. Elevated from the ground with organic vaulted structure allowing wind cross ventilation. Façades are perforated with random slim openings that cut through clay walls to give visitors unobstructed views to the surrounding landscape, while being shaded and protected from the harsh weather conditions.