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LunchTalks@CAF: Celebrating Engineering - Sowwah Square: Sustainable Integration with Goettsch Partners

Steven M. Nilles, FAIA, LEED AP – Partner, Goettsch Partners

As designated by Abu Dhabi’s 2030 urban framework plan, the five-building, 290,000-square-meter Sowwah Square complex defines the anchor for the emirate’s new Central Business District. Comprising four office towers and the headquarters building for the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, the complex strives to create a signature image for downtown while also promoting a public presence and emphasizing sustainability. Learn about the technical challenges and achievements in the design, engineering and execution of the project, the first in Abu Dhabi to be pre-certified LEED-CS Gold.