W Abu Dhabi, YAS Island, UAE

a double-curved facade like a glowing lantern

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  • Client: Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi
  • Idea: fritted glass panels forming a double-curved surface, backlit at night
  • With: Asmyptote Architecture, New York City, 1212 Studio, New York City, e:cue, Germany
  • Winner: AIES lighting design award of merit