It has the fundamental issues
- Challenges identified correctly: urbanization in a vertical manner, calling on simple environmental response.
- The shell type veil/sail is an elegant time tested solution to protect the elements and harness the power of wind and sun.
- It also exploits abandoned oil fields as a source for geo-thermal energy.
We would like to thank everyone who submitted his/her work and joined the competition. Following are selected entries:
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All images and entries above are copyrighted to their owners and SSH.
Dr. Tarek Kazzaz, PhD MIT AUB
Waleed Shalaan, Principal Architect, SSH