You surely have seen this beautiful looking building in Abu Dhabi, but have you ever wondered what is it? If you are interested to know, here is a brief information of what you need to know about it.
This outstanding, architectural beauty is Aldar headquarters building. It is the first circular building of its kind in the Middle East. It was established in 2004 and listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (ADX) in 2005. Aldar’s key activities include property development and management, real estate asset management and adjacent businesses.
Aldar Properties PJSC is one of the most well-known real estate developer in Abu Dhabi, UAE and the Middle East region. Since its beginnings till today, Aldar continues to shape and enhance the urban fabric of the UAE’s Capital City in addition to other key areas of Abu Dhabi.
Founded on a vision to be the most trusted and recognized real estate lifestyle developer in the area, Aldar is keen to be developing exciting and innovative projects, such as the internationally recognized HQ building, the Gate Towers in Shams Abu Dhabi, in addition to Yas Island’s F1 circuit.
Aldar Headquarters is designed by MZ Architects, and it has a distinctive and innovative design: a semispherical building comprising two circular convex shaped facades linked by a narrow band of indented glazing. This iconic fully glazed structure is completely circular in elevation and curved in all other directions.
It worth noting that the circular shape in architecture “symbolizes unity, stability, rationality. It is also the symbol of infinity, without beginning or end, perfection, the ultimate geometric symbol. It represents a completeness which encompasses all space and Time”, according to archdaily.com website.
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