Apple Design flagship store in Dubai
• The design of Apple's flagship store in Dubai
The new flagship store Apple - Apple Dubai Mall - opened its doors in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He took two floors in the famous Dubai Mall shopping center.
the sponsors steel architects London firm Foster + Partners, which are pushed in their judgment of Mashrabov - Arab member traditional architecture representing a bay window, covered with decorative wooden bars. Large terrace of 56 meters in length, the envelope of the storefront, equipped with screens made of carbon fiber, which rotate on its axis, protecting the building from the sun during the day and opening night, visitors can enjoy views of the Burj Khalifa - the highest skyscraper of the world. The movement of these "solar wings" recalls flapping wings of an eagle. "To some extent, this is a very spiritual experience - the contemplation of the sun streaming through them, creating the most exquisite and beautiful patterns of light and shadow. Impeccable blend of technology and culture, "- said Stefan Behling (Stefan Behling), head of the studio Foster + Partners.
As in designed by Foster + Partners Apple stores in London and San Francisco, in Dubai also established a series of cylindrical pots with live trees. Planters equipped with a mechanical device, forcing them to rotate to the plant uniformly illuminated by the sun. Integrated in their edge of the seat provide visitors with a comfortable place to enjoy the glorious views from the terrace.