Big Box is featured in Middle East Architect


Located in the centre of Bahrain, this office tower is along a prominent highway intersection in Salmabad and rises to a height of 74 meters giving its occupants panoramic views of the city and seascape beyond.

The design comprises of 4 stacked cubes with similar proportions. The upper glass cubes contain offices and are cladded with a ceramic fritted curtain wall to provide shading. Terraces are provided where boxes overlap to create public spaces that circles the building. The parking podium forms the base box, it is cladded in aluminium louvers to allow for cross air ventilation while the high ceilings of the retail podium and lobby embraces the active pedestrian street experience and is designed as a recessed and transparent glass wall giving the impression of “floating” boxes above it.

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