Bahrain World Trade Centre held up as perfect example of sustainable design
The Bahrain World Trade Centre (BWTC) has been hailed as a ‘testament of sustainable architectural design’ by ameinfo.com.
The website declared BWTC an ‘iconic landmark’ after reporting on a tour local students were recently given of the building. The tower, which is famed for the sustainable construction methods used to build it, utilises an intelligent energy technology system.
Bahrain’s commitment to the concept of environmental sustainability
Three large wind turbines are used to help power the property, in a design that has been called the first of its kind in the Bahrain area. The website commented:
‘The imposing structure stands as an iconic landmark representing Bahrain’s commitment as an emerging country to the concept of environmental sustainability.’
Its eco-friendly design and commitment to sustainable operation hasn’t stopped BWTC from becoming a commercial hub, however; in fact, it offers ‘cutting-edge’ office space and retail facilities. Brands like Patisserie Valeria, Lina’s Fitness First, BiCE Ristorante and Maki have taken up residence within the two towers – which reach 240 metres in height.
A sustainable destination that has it all
The towers house automated IT network, management and security systems too, making them an efficient, secure operation.
According to bahrainwtc.com, the towers offer ‘spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and Manama’s cityscape’, too, making it a sustainable destination that has it all.
Author: Deborah Bates Date Written: 30 January 2013