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Three Towers

Mixed-use towers and landscape, 2014

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Client: Mayor of Baku
Budget: £675 million
Area: 215,000 m²
Architecture: Tonkin Liu
Landscape: Tonkin Liu
Structure: Tim Macfarlane Glass Ltd.

Rising through the mist, three towers huddle around a lifted garden, raised fifty meters above the ground, hosting a public landscape with breathtaking views of the city and the Caspian Sea.

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The fritted pattern of the glass facade responds directly to aspects and usage, deflecting heat, reflecting light, and framing views.

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The three mixed-use towers grow out of a new public park, adjacent to the new Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre, forming an axial landmark in the centre of the Azeri capital.

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