Architecture

Studio head at Foster + Partners explains how d3’s Creative Community will bring designers together

With Phase I of Dubai Design District (d3) already fully operational with big names in regional design setting up their offices and … More

Interview: How Atkins made Dubai Opera a landmark

With Dubai Opera planned to be inaugurated later this year, DesignMENA spoke to Janus Rostock, design director at Atkins and the architect … More

UAE’s ‘Transformations’ exhibition exloring the national house unveiled at 2016 Venice Biennale

Architectural diagrams, photographs, scale models and archival material tells the story of this year’s UAE Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, entitled ‘Transformations: … More

Study looks at six different building types in the GCC to compare U-value specifications

Understanding the real value of U-values Countries across the Middle East boast some of the highest CO2 emissions per capita. Out of … More

Agha Khan Award 2016: King Fahad National Library

For the next two weeks, designMENA will be selecting five projects from the 19 shortlisted Agha Khan Award projects, each focusing on … More

Gallery: Our top picks from the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture shortlist

Held once every three years the Aga Khan Award for Architecture recognises buildings which have a particular relevance for Muslims. Here is a … More

Gallery: Hadid’s Issam Fares Institute project shortlisted for $1m Aga Khan Award

Shortlisted for this year’s Aga Khan Award for Architecture is the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs in Beirut, … More

SOM pioneers zero-energy school project in New York

As the design and build industry across the GCC explores ways of making schools sustainable architect firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill has … More

Is the GCC over-designing its high-rise buildings?

Earlier this year, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) revealed that 106 buildings – 200m or taller – were … More

In pictures: Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour designed by Calatrava

A new icon will define Dubai’s skyline with Emaar Properties unveiling the design elements and architectural features of a magnificent tower in … More

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