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Contemporary Persian Gulf Building Designs – Built Environment Updates

post updated 1 January 2023

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Kingdom of Bahrain Architecture News + Key New Middle East Property Designs, alphabetical:

Bahrain Architecture Designs – chronological list

13 July 2022
Al Dana Amphitheater, Sakhir
Design: S/L Architects
Al Dana Amphitheater Sakhir Bahrain
photo : Al Dana
Al Dana Amphitheater
Respect for natural surroundings – including the nature of the location’s individual characteristics, such as sun paths and shadows, wind direction, and terrain – is what ultimately evokes the strongest bond to that nature, allowing the amphitheatre to be an organic and everlasting part of its existence. The materials and technologies chosen serve to complement that theme, allowing for a low impact footprint and meeting recycling/re-use objectives.

2 June 2022
Rehabilitation of the Manama Post Office
Design: Studio Anne Holtrop, Architects
Manama Post Office Rehabilitation, Bahrain
photo : Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Maxime Delvaux (photographer)
Manama Post Office Rehabilitation
The Manama Post Office, formerly the Customs Building, one of the oldest public buildings in Bahrain (built in 1937), was rehabilitated.

7 Apr 2019
Pearling Site, Muharraq
Design: Valerio Olgiati
Museu and Entrance to the Pearling Path Bahrain Architecture News
image Courtesy architecture office
Museum and Entrance to the Pearling Path
The site contains ruins that form part of the UNESCO Pearling Path. The entire building functions as the entrance to the cultural heritage and the foyer for the medina.

19 Dec 2018
Amwaj Villa, Manama
Design: Moriq
Amwaj Villa Bahrain property news
photograph : Riyaz Quraishi
Amwaj Villa in Bahrain
This was a single family home which we designed in an upmarket locality of Bahrain called Amwaj Island. The Clients wanted modern architecture and well defined interior areas and high in design value with as less of decoration as possible. The architecture practice planned the home on 3 levels, the lower to have the lounges/dining/kitchen and no beds at all.

22 Jan 2015
Bahrain Marina Masterplan, Manama
Design: Benoy
Bahrain Marina Masterplan
image Courtesy architecture office
Bahrain Marina Masterplan Development
Benoy, the international, award-winning Architecture, Masterplanning, Interior and Graphic Design firm, is thrilled to announce the first phase of the Bahrain Marina Development in Manama.

28 Jun 2013
New Oncology Centre at King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH)
King Hamad University Hospital Oncology Centre Bahrain Architecture News
image by architects office
King Hamad University Hospital
The new building for client the Bahrain Defence Force will be designed to the highest international standards of healthcare provision, bringing first-class cancer care and research facilities to Bahrain in a ‘translational’ environment, where research advances are used to directly benefit patient care.

22 Feb 2012
Bab Al Bahrain Square Competition Winners
1st Prize: Pearl Dive design by Lukas Lenherr, Switzerland
Bab el Bahrain competition winning design
picture from contest organiser
Bab Al Bahrain Square Competition
The void. A physically powerful identity and a strong sense of a space are given to a place when it contains a clear void. It is the void that connects people.

21 Nov 2011
Four Seasons Hotel
Design: SOM – Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay waterfront tower
image from architects practice
Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain
5-star hotel project on Bahrain Bay – the country’s highest-profile, master-planned $2.5 billion waterfront community. Situated at the country’s highest-profile, master-planned $2.5 billion waterfront community – the 5-star hotel’s commitment to an April 2014 construction completion date is set to inject new jobs, new capital, and new optimism into several of Bahrain’s flagship sectors.

17 Feb 2010
Zaha Hadid Exhibition, Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research
15 Mar – 30 Apr 2010
Zaha Hadid – Fluidity & Design
Celeste Necklace by Zaha Hadid architect - Bahrain Architecture News
photography courtesy of ZHA
Zaha Hadid Exhibition in Bahrain
For her inaugural exhibition in the Gulf, Zaha Hadid – Fluidity & Design, the Pritzker Prize winning architect presents her practice’s continued exploration and research towards a new architectural language of fluidity that encompasses all scales of design – a built manifesto informed by originality and innovation. Evolving from the demands of greater complexity and variety in contemporary society, this new language is driven by the latest advances in computational design processes and stateof- the-art fabrication technologies.

19 Oct 2009
Durrat al Bahrain
Design: Atkins
Durrat Al Bahrain development - Bahrain Architecture News
image Courtesy architecture office
Durrat al Bahrain
International design and engineering consultancy, Atkins, has been awarded the architectural and infrastructure design on phase III of Durrat al Bahrain, a 20 km2 reclaimed series of paradise islands at the southern tip of Bahrain.

16 Aug 2009
Durrat Marina Masterplan
Design: Atkins
Durrat Marina Masterplan design - Bahrain Architecture News
image Courtesy architecture office
Durrat Marina Masterplan
Reclamation works on Durrat Marina are now complete. In the foreground, a 50m canal will separate the largest island of the marine from the reclaimed golf course.

3 Jul 2009
Design: Aedas, Architects
At Bahrain
The Kingdom of Bahrain’s ambitious mix of world-class commerce, entertainment and education facilities, announced that they have appointed the award-winning international architectural firm Aedas as master planner of the project.

18 May 2009
Model Sports Club in Bahrain
Design: Leigh & Orange, Architects
Bahrain Model Sports Club building
image Courtesy architecture office
Bahrain Model Sports Club
The program of sports clubs is part of the Bahrain government’s drive to provide recreation, sports training and venues for interclub league competitions for the people of Bahrain in four regional sports clubs.

19 Nov 2008
Nomas Towers in Bahrain, Juffair
Design: Atkins
Nomas Towers Bahrain building design
image Courtesy architecture office
Nomas Towers
A mixed-use facility on a massive scale, combining premium residential apartments and townhouses, three floors of retail and entertainment, a five-star hotel and boutique waterfront office facility.

8 Apr 2008
Bahrain World Trade Center Wind Turbines
Design: Atkins
Bahrain World Trade Center WTC Building Manama construction
image Courtesy architecture office
Bahrain WTC Wind Turbines
The Atkins designed Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC) made history today as the turbines on this pioneering project turned together for the first time.

23 Dec 2007
Bahrain World Trade Center – Twin skyscrapers, Manama
Architects: Atkins
Bahrain World Trade Center building in Manama
photo from Atkins
Bahrain World Trade Centre
The focal point of the development is the twin triangular shaped towers which sit above a sculpted three-story podium. Tapering to a height of 240m, each tower is visually anchored to the ground by a concertina of curved, sail-like forms, and provides 34 floors of office space and an exclusive viewing deck on the 42nd floor.

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