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Kuwait Developments : Architecture
Building Designs – Middle Eastern Built Environment
post updated 8 Oct 2020
Kuwait Building Developments
Kuwaiti Architecture Designs – chronological list
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We aim to add more buildings in this Middle Eastern country soon – submissions are welcome.
Location: Kuwait City
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This index page is for architectural projects in this Middle East country on the e-architect website
Officially titled the State of Kuwait this is an Arab country in Western Asia. Situated in the northeastern edge of the Arabian peninsula at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. The name “Kuwait” is the diminutive of Arabic كوت kūt, meaning “fortress”.
The country covers an area of 17,820 sqkm (6,880 square miles) and has a population of 2.6 million (2012).
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Kuwait was a successful center of trade and commerce. Kuwait’s oil fields were discovered in 1937.
Kuwait Architecture Designs
Kuwait Architectural Designs
Wafra Tower, Hessa Al Mubarak District building designed by Architects OMA (The Netherlands) and large local architectural office Pace:
image courtesy of OMA
OMA / Iyad Alsaka and Reinier de Graaf, in collaboration with Kuwait-based consultant Pace as a local partner, have revealed their design for the Wafra Tower, a residential tower in the Hessa Al Mubarak District along the Kuwait City waterfront.
Rock House, Abdulla Al Salem building designed by Spanish / Kuwait architecture practice AGi architects:
photography : Nelson Garrido
New Home in Abdulla Al Salem
The concept stems from a controversial duality imposed by the clients need for complete privacy as well as the desire for distinguishing the house into an iconic building from within the neighborhood.
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