— The widening towers, which are seamlessly connected by a vast bridge, form an ‘X’ pattern, letting air pass through the gaps while creating a distinctive texture.
— “Aesthetics and functionality aren’t enemies but rather friends, and I don’t take part in contests over who’s tallest and who’s the best-looking,” says architect Ron Arad, who partnered with local firm, Yashar Architects, to design the unconventional structure.
— Although functioning as an office complex, landscape architect Lital Szmuk aims to attract pedestrians in the ground-level plaza, which consists of “a concrete surface with round holes in it that are openings for trees” as well as “benches and ecological pools.”
— An expert at manipulating aesthetics and function, Arad placed the infrastructure and machinery on lower-level floors, letting the roof function as a public space complete with an upscale restaurant.
— The offices, beginning on the seventh floor, feature windows clad with an innovative glass that prevents glare while also bringing optimal sunlight.