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Abu Dhabi to come up with 'earth crack' design underground park

June 14, 2014

ANI



Melbourne, June 15 (ANI): Abu Dhabi will build an underground park to provide some relief for its residents from the oppressing heat and as a place to wind down, according to reports.

The urban planners of Abu Dhabi approached London design studio, Heatherwick for the underground park project that will be sprawaled over 1.3 million square feet,, News.com.au reported.

Al Fayah Park will look like a 65 foot high mound of earth from the outside using the natural landscape as inspiration.

The roof of the park is designed from the patterns in the desert formed when the hot sun cracks the earth.

The 20 meter high shaded garden will feature cafes, play spaces, a library, pools, streams and community vegetable gardens and at night the elevated plates will become meeting areas when the temperatures drops. (ANI)


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Source: Asian News International


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