Bee’ah, the Sharjah-based award-winning environmental management company, has made great headway in the construction of its iconic new headquarters. The company commemorated the completion of the highest point of the structure, with a topping out ceremony held last month, at the location of the site in Al Saj’ah.
In keeping with Bee’ah’s holistic approach to sustainability, the headquarters has followed a robust sustainability strategy, right from the designing phase. In a unique representation of sustainable aesthetics, the building has been designed by Zaha Hadid Architects to resemble a series of intersecting sand dunes, enabling it to blend harmoniously into the desert landscape. The construction process has also been notable for its innovative and intelligent approach to recycling. In addition to recycling greywater and material waste generated on site, the raw building materials are
acquired from sustainable sources, while concrete aggregates produced by the project itself are used in the construction of barriers. Lights on perimeter fences are solar powered and the project as a whole, has sought to benefit the wider community by encouraging site visits from engineering and architecture student groups based within the UAE. The local community has benefitted in other ways too, as the majority of the supply chain comes from Sharjah and the surrounding emirates. The headquarters is on schedule for completion, by the end of 2018.
Design Middle East gives you the glimpse of this iconic landmark through its renderings:
Design tour of Zaha Hadid’s Bee’ah headquarters in Sharjah to complete by the end of 2018.