Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo

The Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo Center by MA2




Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo
Image © MA2

The method and means of tectonic principles that govern the dispersion of mass and surface in the project proposal are subject to folding and overlapping of curved tectonic bodies.

Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo
Image © MA2

These tectonic and massing arrangements are intended to create paths of intersection and to architecturally express a forward movement projected toward the sea.

Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo
Image © MA2

The architectural formation is governed by articulation of space for the purpose of international expositions and cultural showcases. Retail and entertainment are also integrated as part of the seascape dynamic Expo Center.

Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo
Image © MA2

As the multi-massed complex is a dispersion of activates ranging from shopping, dining, expositions, and yacht clubs, it transforms the edge of Abu Dhabi into an iconic sea formation.

Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo
Image © MA2

Iconic architectural expressions within the proposal are articulated in the sail composition of being in flight at the precipice of the sea.

Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo
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The flowing sail architectural node within the complex becomes the epicenter of the showcase functions while enhancing the viewing, dining, and entertainment experience. Source and images courtesy of MA2.

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