Bee’ah, has awarded a major contract to Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, an Italian multi-disciplinary design practice, to design the interiors of its new, futuristic headquarters.

The late Zaha Hadid designed the iconic complex, which will be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy sources; a world-renowned and award-winning architect said a statement from the Emirati company.

The landmark building will be the first in the UAE to be powered by green renewable energy and is expected to achieve the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, the green-building standard’s highest rating, it stated.

Its ultra-low carbon, minimal water consumption and efficient use of materials during construction, embody sustainable principles, it added.

Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel is a specialist in the fields of architecture, interior and urban design and renowned for its exceptional work and ranks among the most distinguished designers in the world. Its timeless, world-class designs have led to their success globally, spanning continents and catering to some of the world’s most illustrious establishments.

“It is an incredible honour to bring our expertise in interior design principles to such a prestigious project. We have designed many acclaimed projects all over the globe but this project is unique for our company,” said its co-founding principal Antonio Citterio after signing the deal with Salim Al Owais, the chairman of Bee’ah at the group’s office in Milan.

“It will simultaneously be a landmark that will stand the test of time as well as a monument to environmental sustainability, which is among Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel’s foundational values,” he stated in the presence of Group CEO Khaled Al Huraimel and Abdullah Hassan Al Shamsi, Consul-General of the UAE in Milan.

“We have always prided ourselves on implementing best-in-class practices and forming alliances with global specialists to execute ambitious projects,” remarked Al Owais.