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Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi
(...please click on the photo for more photos and the interior)
Headquarters of Al Nasser Investment LLC Abu Dhabi
Corporate HQ building at the Capital Centre Development
designed 2008 by Oosterhuis Lénárd Architects. Below we
see some of the real heroes of the Middle-East economy.
The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi by HOK Architects
A bold and abstract, sustainable fortress against the
merciless sun - expressing the deep and long lasting
relations between the Emirate and North-America.
Abu Dhabi's modern buildings with photos
architectural firm and construction data
Capital Gate skyscraper in Abu Dhabi 2007 by RMJM Architects
An 18-degree leaning structure at the National Exhibition Centre
housing a five-star hotel and stacked office space on 35 floors
The wave-shaped Rocco Forte Hotel along Abu Dhabi's Airport Road
2005 by W.S. Atkins Architects and interior designed by Olga Polizzi
Sheikh Zayed sculptural bridge under construction in 2009
Sheikh Zayed Bridge connects the island of downtown Abu Dhabi
to the mainland and was designed in 2004 by architect Zaha Hadid.
With a lenght of 840 meters and a central steel arch of 235 meter the
bridge is pushing the limits of advanced geometry and craftmanship.
The Aldar Group headquarters building at Al Raha Beach
Futuristic design 2008 by MZ Partners Architects + ARUP
Aldar Office at Al Raha Beach under construction in April 2009
Abu Dhabi's streets are not as crowded with traffic as Dubai's
A restaurant looking like a whale's tail 2010 by architects MZ + Partners
The new Heritage Cafe at the Abu Dhabi City Corniche Park, also there
is a cascade fountain, rocks, a water pond, an oasis and a watch tower