Mushrif Central Park Amphitheatre
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Semple Brown was commissioned by an international Landscape Architecture firm to design thirteen buildings in Abu Dhabi’s Mushrif Central Park. The Amphitheatre Venue performs as a sculptural backdrop for the Sheikh Zayed Memorial, but also provides an informal shaded venue for cultural and musical events, with support facilities buried into an embracing berm of the Park. The overhead steel structure evokes an image of an elegant ribbon that casts a complex, ever-changing shade on to the stage below; which also provides a fountain plaza. It best represents the meshing of landscape and building.