Author: andrewshenouda

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Project details Location: Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi, UAE Architect: Ateliers Jean Nouvel Date Constructed: 2017 One of the personal projects I shot. It's so large that a whole day shooting it wasn't enough in addiditon to the beautiful-minimalist details in every part of it, I tried using different techniques in photographing it to show [...]
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Sheikh Zayed Bridge

Project details Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects Date Constructed: 1997-2010 Height: 64m "Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the bridge consists of concrete strands that gather on one shore, flowing across to the adjacent shore in a sculptural waveform. Named after the country's former president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the 842m bridge connects the mainland to the island of [...]
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Al-Bahar Towers

Project details Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE Architect: Aedas Date Constructed: 2012 Height: 145m "The tower’s innovative dynamic façade opens and closes in response to the movement of the sun, reducing solar gain by more than 50 percent, creating a more comfortable internal environment for occupants and producing a distinctive external aesthetic which helps to define [...]
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Project details Location: Alexandria, Egypt Architect: Snohetta  Date Constructed: 2001 "From the shoreline, the library appears as a disc-shaped volume one hundred-sixty meters in diameter, tilted forward toward the water in the shape of a wedge. The architects intended the pure geometry of the circular plan to "recall the cyclical nature of knowledge, fluid throughout [...]
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