M.Castedo Architects

M.Castedo Architects

New York, NY


The Permanent Mission of Oman to the UN

The heart of design is a large,fully equipped,central conference room designated to accommodate a variety of events from multinational conferences to dinner receptions. MCA' s solution was to develop a modern version of a typical Arabic repetitive geometry and use it as a glass enclosure of the central conference room. The design allows  in natural light during the day to filter into the space,while at night the space glows from the interior, replicating a giant lantern creating a spectacular visual. 

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Status: Built
Location: New York, NY, US
Firm Role: Lead Architect