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Imkan launches the Pixel towers in Abu Dhabi

The seven-tower cluster forms part of its Makrs District on Reem Island

Gulf News

Dubai

Abu Dhabi’s Imkan is to build seven towers at its Makers District cluster on Reem Island. These mixed-use high-rises, branded as “Pixel” will have a built-up area of 83,000 square metres and offer 480 residential units.

The towers will be close to ‘The-Artery’, Imkan’s hybrid parking garage and cultural hub and the first building in Makers District, which will encompass 18-hectares and on the waterfront. The spread will also have 3,500 square metres for an “artisanal mix” of F&B, retail and offices, as well as a signature water feature.

”Pixel is a vibrant human scale destination, designed to offer its occupants a unique and soulful place to enrich their lives, collaborate in work and engage with their community,” said Walid El Hindi, CEO. “It is also a key milestone in Imkan’s journey to establish Makers District as the new beating heart of Abu Dhabi and a place that reflects the best standards in building and design that will benefit end users, and the wider community.”

Phase 1 construction is expected to start in Q1-18 and with a scheduled completion in Q4-20.

Imkan has assigned Rotterdam-based MVRDV to design the community. Its 15,000 square metre landscaped public spaces have been designed by Copenhagen based BIG, recent winner of the Agha Khan Award for Architecture.

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