Landscape design

Landscape design becoming a bigger factor across design in the Middle East

Landscape architecture and creating attractive spaces between buildings is becoming more of a factor in design across the Middle East. Dubai, especially, … More

Team from Perkins + Will emphasise importance of outdoor design

As the ex-patriot population of the UAE becomes less transient, architects need to focus on more “people-centered” projects, say the new urban … More

Sculptor plants 50ft steel towers in Qatari desert

American sculptor Richard Serra has planted four 50ft towers in the Qatari desert for his lastest project entitled “East-West/West-East”. The 74-year-old said … More

Martha Schwarz Partners designs teardrop landscaping for Abu Dhabi plaza

London-based landscape design firm Martha Schwartz designed a green retreat in Abu Dhabi’s Sowwah Square, at the heart of Al Maryah Island, … More

Desert mystery design baffles Google Earth viewers

A mystery design in the Egyptian desert is baffling viewers of Google Earth. Some say it’s created by UFOs – while others … More

Dubai launches international landscape design competition

The first annual Dubai International Garden Competition is set to take place from 3-6 April on Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard with a … More

Mandela on the Mountain

Architect: WHIM (Rotterdam) Location: Cape Town, South Africa The Project Mandela on the Mountain is the title of an ambitious project to … More

The Great Outdoors

The drive to take the indoors out is prevelant amongst designers who want to tap into the 2012 commercial market Interior design … More

Venetian style

UAE: Café Florian in DIFC is a contemporary interpretation of the famous 18th century coffee house in Venice, Italy, featuring pastel colours … More

MESA grabs US award for Abu Dhabi park

Landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm MESA has picked up the 2011 Award of Excellence in Communications from the Texas Chapter … More