The Troika

RIBA International Awards 2012 Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia / 2008

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This daring attempt to find a new functionally driven form for high-density urban living in tropical climates combines apartments, offices, shops and restaurants in three unequal towers clustered around an enclosed courtyard. The twisting geometry of the towers responds organically to neighbouring buildings, solar orientation and distant views. In a climate where shade and wind-driven ventilation provide the only natural means of tempering the excessive heat, the apartments are designed so that they can be naturally ventilated when the weather allows.
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    This daring attempt to find a new functionally driven form for high-density urban living in tropical climates combines apartments, offices, shops and restaurants in three unequal towers clustered around an enclosed courtyard. The twisting geometry of the towers responds organically to neighbouring buildings, solar orientation and distant views. In a climate where shade and wind-driven ventilation provide the only natural means of tempering the excessive heat, the apartments are designed so...

    Project details
    • Year 2008
    • Work finished in 2008
    • Client Bandar Raya Developments
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Multi-family residence / Office Buildings / Tower blocks/Skyscrapers / Showrooms/Shops
    Lovers 28 users