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Dubai gears up to execute 3D printing building technology

Dubai Municipality has amended building rules to execute 3D printing technology in construction sector, a top official said. Essa Al Maidour, Deputy Director of Dubai...

INDEX International Design Exhibition to take place in September

GCC Interior Contracting and Fit-out Market grows 87% in 2012; Sector Value highest since 2008 at US$9.4bn UAE remains GCC’s market leader in interior contracting...

The Secret Behind’s World’s Tallest Buildings

The world’s first skyscraper was the Home Insurance Building in Chicago. It was build back in 1884 and it had a barely 10 floors...

Marble – surviving the heat with style

 Marble is a natural stone with unique properties, which has always been associated with the development of some of the major civilizations in the...

Wasl Tower Set to Become a New Landmark in Dubai

Wasl Tower is set to become a new landmark in Dubai. Strategically located in close proximity to Burj Khalifa, the project comprises of a...

World Reaches 100 Super-tall Skyscrapers; Dubai dominates with 18

World Reaches 100 Super-tall Skyscrapers with Completion of 432 Park Avenue There are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of...

Emirates Green Building Council’s ‘Focus Day’ to Feature Best Industry Practices

The Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) will host a special 'Focus Day' to highlight the latest pilot and development studies on best practices at...

”Vertical travel” within Burj Khalifa in world’s highest elevators

Call it vertical travel with a difference. Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building by Emaar Properties, set to be inaugurated on January 4, 2010...

Mount Everest inspired BASE Jump Tower proposed for Dubai’s Waterfront

A new 325-meter BASE jump tower has been proposed for Dubai’s waterfront, providing a platform for extreme sports and elevated views of the surrounding...

Design unveiled for the first freeform 3D printed house

Architect WATG has won a design competition for the world’s first freeform 3D printed house. The Freeform Home Design Challenge aims to investigate how “3D...

Marble – Always Stylish, Never Old

Did you know that… You may not aware, but marble once was at the oceans’ bottom. That is right! It is a rock that was...

Emirati Housing Project Insights: Design and Process

Abdul Rahim Architectural Consultants selected from more than 40 firms to provide consulting and design for project by Abu Dhabi Housing Authority Abdul Rahim Architectural...

World’s Largest Flower Garden Opened in Dubai

Dubai is the epicenter of new, huge developments and super projects where the traditional and modern exist in perfect harmony. The region’s latest...

Dubai Eyeing a World Record for Tallest Twin Towers

After it recently broke the world’s record for highest observation deck, Dubai is moving to its next ambitious goal – building the world’s new...

Jumeriah Garden City by Meraas Development

Meraas Development launched Dh350 Billion Jumeirah Gardens Meraas Development scales back Jumeira Gardens

Marble design expert optimistic ahead of INDEX

The only marble design company participating in INDEX is the Sharja-based Rasheed Al Hallak Marble Cutting & Scratch SHJ (RHM).

Palazzo Versace Dubai 80% completed

Emirates Sunland Group has confirmed that its AED 2.3bn Palazzo Versace Dubai, one of the UAE’s most highly anticipated five-star hotels and high-end residences,...

In Pictures: 15 of the world’s most beautiful castles

In this collection of captivating images from some of the world's most beautiful castles, you'll see everything from the well-known masters of architecture of...