The SEE Institute

The Sustainable City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Architect

Builder

Owner/Developer

Diamond Developers

General Contractor

Installer

Engineer

Overview

Project overview

The SEE Institute, nestled within The Sustainable City in Dubai, an acclaimed community, is on a mission to pioneer as the first Net Zero Energy development in the region. This innovative building showcases the Mitrex Solar Facade, strategically placed on its South and South-West facades to harness solar energy efficiently. Serving as the research and development hub of Diamond Developers, the institute is dedicated to fostering low carbon living and propelling climate action. It achieves this through a variety of channels including professional training, public education, events, and special projects, all aimed at promoting sustainable practices and environmental stewardship.

Details

Project details

Project Size

1,500 SQFT

Power Outcome

14 kW

Building Type

Institutional

Building Size

Low Rise

Project Type

New Build
Solar
Non-Solar
Facade System
Solid Colour
Cladishield
Solar
Non-Solar
Flat & Curved Panel
Solid Colour
Rectangle
Solar
Non-Solar
Metal
Solid Colour
Cassia
Solar
Non-Solar
SolidColors
Solid Colour
Polaris

Project Solutions

Solutions in use

Solar Facade

Our Solar Facades are designed to effortlessly substitute your building's existing facade, transforming it into a dynamic solar energy-harvesting surface. At the heart of each panel lies a sturdy aluminum honeycomb core, coupled with a layer of high-performance solar cells, making every piece an efficient source of renewable energy.

Overtop the energy generating layer is the customizable exterior– a versatile canvas that can recreate any pattern or color. This adaptability allows the fusion of aesthetically pleasing architectural solar facades with the functional benefits of BIPV technology. It’s a harmonious blend of form and function, bringing to life facades that not only captivate the eye but also contribute positively to the environment.

Project Systems

Systems in use

CladiShield Rainscreen System

CladiShield offers more than mere cladding panels; it provides a fully integrated rainscreen wall solution. This system encompasses a top-tier air and moisture barrier, continuous insulation, versatile sub-framing systems, and, of course, our superior multi-faced cladding.

Each component of our system is crafted to function seamlessly together, delivering not just ease of installation, but also enduring performance and visual unity. CladiShield simplifies the process for architects and contractors, eliminating uncertainties and ensuring a cohesive, efficient building experience.

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How the project came to life
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