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World Architecture Festival launches ‘Wood Excellence Prize’

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced that this year’s WAF awards programme will feature a ‘Wood Excellence Prize’ for the first time. Sponsored...

Burj Dubai: Fact Sheet

Described as both a ‘Vertical City’ and ‘A Living Wonder,’ Burj Dubai, developed by Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC, is the world’s tallest...

A mile-high vertical park?

Italian studio Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA) has designed a mile-high “vertical park” that it describes as a rolled-up version of New York’s Central Park. If...

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...

Burj Dubai Interiors

A fountain on the 157th floor

Zaha Hadid named UNESCO Artist for Peace

Zaha Hadid, the renowned Iraqi-born British architect, is named UNESCO Artist for Peace in a ceremony at Organization Headquarters today. The Director-General of...

“Haute Homes” by Karl Lagerfeld and Infinity Holdings

Fashion icon to design 80 residential homes, which will include a limited edition line Designer to exclusively work with Dubai Infinity Holdings in GCC and...

Building Greener Thinking into Middle East’s Real Estate

Across the Middle East, it’s not just the glass skyscrapers glittering in the sunlight; growing numbers of buildings are incorporating renewable energy measures such...

Remodeled Version of The Opus by Zaha Hadid Shines at Cityscape...

Cityscape Global 2013 started yesterday in Dubai. Already many announcements about construction projects re-launches are out. Among them is the presentation of a new...

Marble Design Wonders: Three Dimensions Arabesque Walls

brand new arabesque design wall cladding in three dimensions

Glass houses bring nature closer, but limit privacy

Glass is popular material in architecture. Over the last few decades, this conduction material is enjoying a lot of love from both architects and...

Dubai International Garden Competition Invites Applications for Participation

Dubai International Garden Competition transforming Dubai from a desert hub to a spectacular wonderland In a sign of the overwhelming level of interest in the...

Experience At The Top of the world vistas at Burj Dubai...

Journey to observatory on Level 124 takes visitors through the evolution of Dubai and Burj Dubai For years now, poets and singers have spun their...

The Museum of The Future Set to Become The Most Innovative...

Known for its ultra-modern architecture and luxury, Dubai sets eyes on the future with a brand-new Museum of the Future that will open for...

Japan Pays Homage to Arabic Themes & Culture with Expo 2020...

The Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro) has projected a detailed and dynamic space with reverence to Arabic design and culture through the unveiling of...

Dubai World Central to unveil Commercial City early next year

Project will feature smart technology and modern infrastructure Dubai World Central is aiming for an early 2009 first airing of Commercial City , which...

A Licence To Thrill: Skyscrapers

Times and tastes have changed. It is no longer enough to be a tall building with just a restaurant at the top offering a...

Projects nominations invited for ‘Commercial Interior Design Awards 2012’

‘Outstanding use of American hardwoods in a project’ award to recognize interior design regional projects featuring US hardwoods With just over a month left until...