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The Carved Wooden Ceiling Repeats the Traditional Star Design

mphceil.JPG (28796 bytes)The intricately carved suspended wood ceiling of the Multi-function Hall looks traditional, but in a modern conference room with high-tech requirements it serves many hidden functions.  Air conditioning returns and outlets, 50 loud speakers, 50 water sprinklers, smoke detectors and lighting control sensors are all built into the ceiling -- all functional and accessible to maintenance.

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The central brass grill between carved panels (see close-up photo above right) provides a decorative cover for microphones.

Click here for a detailed close-up of the wooden relief ceiling.


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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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