Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Verde Towers

VERDE Residences and Offices are designed to maximize the use of the natural forces of wind, use natural light and geothermal mass, recyclable construction material along with optimum use of energy-efficient systems and technologies.

The name VERDE has its roots in Spanish, which means green.

The project comprises of two towers - residential and commercial. The 33- level curtain-glazed VERDE Office tower is designed in trapezoidal shape. With a total built-up area of 820,000 square feet, the Office tower will comprise of podium offices and unique sky garden. The 48-storey glass Verde residential tower will be shaped like a boat and will have a total built-up area of 13,000m2. It will include two and three bedroom units, three and four bedroom penthouses and four bedroom duplex townhouses.

VERDE towers will have a district cooling system using wind turbines, photovoltaic solar hot water, energy efficient lighting equipment and grey water system.

Expected completion date: 2011
Location: Dubai Maritime City

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