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Project Summary

Lighthouse tower with low-carbon footprint

The design of the Lighthouse Tower incorporates passive cooling, optimized daylight use through a responsive façade, and wind turbines and photo-voltaic panels for energy generation.

Although the project has been cancelled, its projected 65% reduction in overall energy consumption and 40% in water consumption, illustrates the significant potential for high-rise to pursue sustainability targets.

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Lighthouse Tower Project Cancelled
Bronze Award for Lighthouse Tower in the United Arab Emirates
“A benchmark for the region for energy efficiency and renewable energy sources” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Africa Middle East
Project Details
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Shaun Killa
Main Author
Shaun Killa
Atkins, United Arab Emirates
Bronze 2008
Middle East Africa
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