The component design is generated from a series of pentagonal geometries reinforcing the importance of the number five in Islamic culture.
Celestial Fabric Product
TYPE Product design
CLIENT SOM/EMAAR Properties
PROJECT ARCHITECT Maria Paez Gonzales
DESIGN TEAM Eva Castro, Ulla Hell, Holger Kehne
By combining a series of two-dimensional pentagons into an extruded three-dimensional form, a singular element is designed with a specific geometric rationalization. With fabrication logic in mind, each module can be folded and joined in groups of three, where complex crystalline patterns emerge.