Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
UAE Gate is poised to be a new office and luxury living icon in the Abu Dhabi skyline. The massing of the 105-storey towers consists of interlocked volumes that meet at the 46 to 50th bridge levels which serve as the amenity link between the towers and the key to their structural stability. The symbiotic relationship of the two towers extends to their articulation where the bottom half of one tower continues through to the upper portion of the other.
Each tower includes a series of internal hanging gardens and is capped off with a heightened lantern, one being the inverse of the other which is derived from the structural module symbolizing an illuminated bundle of reeds.