Villas glittering in the sky for a single system of glass Riyadh Use
A sparkling design for a tower mixture in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia hopes to obtain LEED certification by using glass system that provides both interesting shadows and light.
Designed by Danish architect Henning Larsen, the villas in the sky will be a 29-storey tower is located as one of the last building Greenway, the Wadi.
Energy efficiency plays an important role in the building with the help of system tilt mirror.
Panel skewed to the low side of the road which is transparent, allowing light and let people inside to see out, while the panels are in place in relation to light and shade color coating of the interior of the desert sun.
Tower mixed use is the basic form of a square with a zig-zag front at the top to distinguish it from other towers in the region. retail and commercial space will occupy three floors with the office space planned for the next 14 and 22 housing units on 12 floors.
The villas are expected to be completed in 2013.
source : inhabitat