Hilal al-Mansoori Townhouses
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
On a relatively restricted site, the client wanted to build three houses, for himself and his two brothers, in addition to a family majlis plus guest rooms. The design philosophy basically relied on small semi-covered and protected courts providing shaded light and reducing solar glare to the internal rooms. The use of setbacks and the two-three floors of development provided movement and flow. The cladding was entirely with white tiles with framing patterns around the openings both arched and rectilinear.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Hilal al-Mansoori Townhouses
Hilal al Mansoori Townhouses
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housing development