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In pictures: Driss Kettani’s Villa Agava reflects Casablanca’s 1950s modernist model

Set against the cascading landscape of Casablanca, Villa Agava by Driss Kettani Architecte plays with notions of privacy and transparency, fluidity and … More

New images of Lebanese university extension designed by Fouad Samara Architects released

The Sheikh Nahyan Centre for Arabic Studies & Intercultural Dialogue (CASID), designed by local firm Fouad Samara Architects, is the latest addition … More

Kuwaiti architecture atelier Studio Toggle completes a private villa

In Yarmouk, a quiet suburban neighbourhood in Kuwait, sits a recently completed villa that responds to local climate while abiding to minimalism’s … More

In pictures: Vernacular architecture by Jordanian firm Khammash Architects

In light of Middle East Architect‘s upcoming story on Khammash Architects, a Jordanian architecture firm founded by Ammar Khammash in the late … More

Tehran building Woof Shadow revisits traditional elements of Iranian architecture

Located on North Bahar Street in Tehran’s north eastern Qeytarieh district, the 1,340m2 Woof Shadow by local architect firm Tachra Design is a … More

Herzog & de Meuron’s new high-rise in Beirut reflects the urban environment

Just opposite Beirut’s landmark Phoenicia Hotel sits a residential complex by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron that reflects the city’s contemporary … More

In pictures: Khalifa University’s new extension by RSP

RSP has recently completed the multi-structure extension of Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa University, which features a double-skin facade, atriums and break out spaces. Inspired … More

Anarchitect renovates 1970s Dubai villa for international hair salon Rossano Ferretti

The internationally acclaimed haircare brand Rossano Ferretti Hairspa has just opened the doors to its first branch in the Middle East on … More

Video: designMENA tours Zaha Hadid’s The Opus building with Omniyat

designMENA was invited by developers Omniyat  on a hard hat tour of Dame Zaha Hadid’ first building in Dubai, The Opus, which … More

In pictures: Construction underway for Zaha Hadid-designed Opus tower in Dubai

Zaha Hadid’s Dubai-based The Opus tower is shaping up after almost a decade of design and construction work. The mixed-use building was … More

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