The Gate, Dubai International Financial Centre, United Arab Emirates
About the Project: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) gate building will be the headquarters and the ‘gateway’ to the new Dubai Financial District. It will rise 15 floors above a podium that will house retail and parking facilities. Apart from accommodating the offices of the DIFC, the gate will house the Regulatory Authority and Regional Financial Exchange, and will offer office accommodation for other financial institutions and businesses.
Vipac’s role: Vipac was appointed to design the acoustic (speech privacy, control of engineering services noise, sound absorptive finishes) and audio visual requirements for the interior fit-out of the DIFC.