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BaBette Scheidt

BaBette Scheidt

Chicago, IL, US

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Crystal Ball

Burj Dubai; dubai, UAE

senior designer, interiors; residential units:  skidmore, Owings & Merrill, chicago, IL
89 Levels, 922 Units, 67 Unit Types; DD thru CD/CA

As though looking into a crystal ball . . . investors, risk takers and those in the know
alike quickly flocked to purchase their very own pie in the sky (literally selling all
units in a matter of hours)

Each of these savvy investors had seen only one model unit and with
67 different types of units continuity was key, so a simple formal concept of
BOX and CURVE was used to tie all of the units together.

the BOX   wood panels define the entry foyer of the 67 unit types

the CURVE  custom built entertainment units with softly  curving faces                                                        
highlighting the unique geometry of the BURJ in all 922 units                                    

 
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Status: Built
Location: Burj, Dubai, UAE

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