THE LIGHTHOUSE: Dubai’s 1st Low Carbon Commercial Tower

Dubai tower, DIFC Lighthouse

Last week, the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) announced their design for a 66-story office tower nicknamed ‘The Lighthouse.’ Conceptualized by Atkins Middle East, The Lighthouse strives to make low carbon commercial towers a reality in Dubai by reducing the total energy consumption up to 65% and water consumption up to 40%. The height and shape of The Lighthouse play pivotal roles in its goals for low energy consumption, allowing for the instillation of three enormous 225 KV wind turbines (29 meters in diameters), and 4,000 photovoltaic panels on the south facing façade.

Lighthouse, DIFC, Wind Power, Solar Power, Atkins Middle East

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~ by orientalstudio on July 7, 2007.

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