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The Atrium Ceiling Has Several Functions

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While contributing to the overall design of the building to exclude heat while retaining natural light, the atrium ceiling also hides functional details that help the building run smoothly.

The small halogen lights, embedded in decorative gypsum boards covering the steel gantry of the ceiling, help to contribute a consistent source of light. And, when they are removed, cables can be lowered through the same holes and attached to climbing hoists directly below the central atrium. This facilitates maintenance of all areas of the Atrium and ceiling.

As daylight fades, huge chandeliers automatically come on and shower the Central Atrium with light. These chandeliers can be raised and lowered for cleaning, bulb replacement and maintenance.


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Exterior Entrance Library Pre-function Hall
Conference Tunisian Room Damascene Room Atrium Prayer Room Mamluk Room
Meeting Room Bridge Reception Offices Crafts


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