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20 Dec 2017
Bee’ah Headquarters, Sharjah
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Bee'ah Headquarter
rendering by MIR © Zaha Hadid Architects
Bee’ah Headquarter in Sharjah, UAE by Zaha Hadid Architects on e-architect
Bee’ah, a leading environmental and waste management company in the Middle East commissioned London’s Zaha Hadid Architects to design their new headquarters building in Sharjah, UAE. ZHA won the international architectural competition back in 2013.

16 Dec 2017
Dubai Creek Harbor Tower
Dubai Creek Tower by Santiago Calatrava
image from Fugro
Dubai Creek Tower by Santiago Calatrava – engineering news update
Utilising the most advanced mathematics, engineering and physics known to man, the Dubai Creek Tower is expected to be one of the most significant structures ever created. Image courtesy of Emaar Properties.

2 Nov 2017
Grimshaw Dubai Architects Office
Grimshaw Dubai architects office
image from architecture office
Grimshaw Dubai Architects Office
Official launch of new architectural office located in the D3 Design District. After many years of working on projects in the Middle East, it will act as a central hub for the projects in the region, a number of which are now on site.

27 Oct 2017
Wasl Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road
Architects: UNStudio with Werner Sobek,
Wasl Tower in Dubai
visualisations : Methanoia and Plompmozes
Wasl Tower Dubai

23 Oct 2017
Aljada Masterplan Sharjah
Design: Woods Bagot architects
Aljada Development Masterplan, Sharjah
image from architects office
Aljada Development Masterplan in Sharjah
Development with property developer Arada offers a lifestyle that integrates Living, Working and Entertainment into a vibrant urban environment.

13 Sep 2017
OCTOPUS – House in Dubai

OCTOPUS - House in Dubai

The glass house design by Stipfold Architects (Tbilisi, Georgia) is condensed with multiple rooms of various functionalities and in order to balance the busyness, it is executed with minimalistic approach.

Octopus House design in Dubai

Transparent walls convey a sense of unity of internal areas, as well as wholeness with the external space and amplify the contrast between hot climate and the cool interior.

OCTOPUS Dubai from Stipfold on Vimeo.

For achieving a privacy in a single room, it may be skirted with remotely controlled white panels, spread with simplified oriental ornaments.

Octopus House design in Dubai

Shadows casted by these traditional outlines augment the particular character of the house.

OCTOPUS House interior Dubai

The miniature waterfalls drop at the entrance door and in the backyard pool. Small gardens symmetrically break up the space adding organic atmosphere to the house.

OCTOPUS House design Dubai

Project Leader: Beka Pkhakadze
Copywriter: Mika Motskobili
Location Dubai / United Arab Emirates
Type Residential / House
Site: 3100 sqm
Area: 700 sqm

Octopus House garden design in Dubai

Octopus House landscape design in Dubai

4 Aug 2017
The Torch tower fire at Dubai Marina
Fire hit The Marina Torch in Dubai Marina overnight on Thursday, prompting an evacuation of the 86-storey building.

No casualties were reported and the fire was put out at 3.30am, according to Dubai Civil Defence.

Reports suggest the fire broke out on 9th floor and spread to upper four floors.

The Torch tower is one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, rising to 337 metres, with 676 apartments. The building experienced a similar a fire in February 2015.

It was completed in 2011 and designed by architects National Engineering Bureau.

The tower became the tallest residential building in the world in 2011, surpassing Q1 Tower in Australia.

26 Jul 2017
Design Concept for the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai
2020 Expo Dubai Swiss Pavilion by HHF Architects
image from architects
Expo 2020 in Dubai Swiss Pavilion Building Design
Under the title Grande Complication, HHF Architects have submitted a design for the competition to construct the national pavilion at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.

24 Jun 2017
UAE Architecture Jobs
5 UAE architectural jobs added (since archived):

Architecture Jobs – frequently updated

29 May 2017
Museum of the Future in Dubai, Emirates Towers area, on south side of Sheikh Zayed Road
Architect: Shaun Killa of Killa Design
Museum of the Future in Dubai Building |
image courtesy of architects
Museum of the Future in Dubai Building
The oval-shaped building with a hole will center on a holographic billboard and feature exhibits on different areas of innovation from education to healthcare. Large components of the building will even be 3D printed for the cause.
Film on YouTube

27 May 2017
Dubai Building Photos
Dubai buildings |
photo © Adrian Welch
Dubai Building Photos
A series of pictures taking around this bustling UAE city.

7 Apr 2017
Burj 2020 Dubai Tower in UAE
Architects: RNL Design
BURJ 2020 Dubai
photo courtesy of architects
BURJ 2020 Dubai Building
The world’s tallest commercial tower, part of the Jumeirah Lakes Towers development. The tower is to be completed in advance of Expo 2020 Dubai.

16 Mar 2017
Concrete, Alserkal Avenue
Design: OMA
Concrete Alserkal Avenue by OMA in Dubai
photo : Mohamed Somji. Photo courtesy Alserkal Avenue
Concrete Dubai
OMA’s first completed project in the United Arab Emirates, opens at Alserkal Avenue. The limitless space will transform the cultural ecosystem and possibilities in the UAE.

16 Feb 2017
Dubai plans miniature city on planet Mars

Miniature city on Mars:
Miniature city on Mars

The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has announced intentions to build a “miniature city” on Mars within the next 100 years, reports Arabian Business.

Miniature city on Mars

Sheikh Mohammed, who also serves as the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, launched the project at the World Government Summit.

Miniature city on Mars

Entitled the 2117 Mars project, the endeavor aims to develop scientific capabilities, and may result in the conversion of local universities into research facilities.

Miniature city on Mars

The project will focus on parallel research into exploring means of mobility, housing, energy and food as well as speeding up the time it takes to travel to the planet.

“There are no limits to the imagination and aspirations of human beings,” he tweeted.

Related link: Mars Habitat Concept Design by Foster + Partners


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