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The Syrian Fountain Is a Central Feature of the Atrium

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(Click here for additional views of the fountain.)

The Syrian Fountain adds to the refreshing atmosphere of the Central Atrium. A traditional feature of the hoash or central courtyard in classic Arab house design, the gentle water sounds lend a cool tranquillity. It's concentric star design repeats in the inlaid marble of the Atrium floor.

Here, too, we see the marriage of modern technology with traditional artisan crafts. Returns are carefully hidden in the design of the fountain.


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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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