United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country that often come with innovations in architecture. This time there is a medical center an architecture such as wrapped by veil like scarf or hijab.
The unusual medical center planned for Al Ain, the fourth largest city in the UAE. The shape of the facade of the tower with the transformation of the veil to help balance the thermal fluctuations of the surrounding area.
|Al Ain Medical Center in the UAE has a unique temperature protector to help balance the thermal fluctuations of the surrounding area. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cPkY7)|
The architectural firm Philippe Barriere Collective (PB+Co) designed this structure as a work of art combination of western medicine and natural alternatives through conservation practices and technologies.
The tower is wrapped with the layer similar to the skin that is able to swells and shrinks to control the temperature and the entering light by creating an internal air buffer zone.
|The tower is wrapped with the layer similar to the skin that is able to swells and shrinks to control the temperature and the entering light by creating an internal air buffer zone. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1cPkPv)|
Al Ain city government wants to build an iconic project that will realize the progress of environmental sciences, green technology, and medical treatment that is directly connected to nature.
The idea was then poured in a tower design that includes a Chelation Clinic, Integrated Dental Domes, and a Healing Center/hospital. The Clinic includes a Hotel Bungalows Residence for the international patients combining leisure and recovery processes.
The medical complex will be around Al Ain Lake, as the home to many species of plants and attract the birds, fish, and reptiles and other animals to create a biodiversity. The selected area is also a place of rehabilitation and healing of patients. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | PB+CO | INHABITAT]Note: This blog can be accessed via your smart phone