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Deyaar awards contract for Midtown projects in Dubai Production City

Deyaar Development has appointed Belhasa Engineering and Contracting Company as the main contractor for its Midtown Afnan and Dania districts, in a … More

Dubai’s $62m Ribbon of Light project ‘to be iconic landmark’

Ribbon of Light, the AED230 million ($62.6 million) two-tower residential project in Dubai’s Silicon Oasis, is now more than 50 percent complete, … More

Hassan Fathy was too ahead of his time, says Jordanian architect Ammar Khammash

In an interview with MEA, Jordanian architect and artist Ammar Khammash, founder of Khammash Architects, said that legendary Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy came … More

Badayer hospitality project extension includes open-air courtyards

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced a $4m (AED15m) project comprising extension works for Al Badayer Oasis, Construction Week reports. … More

Modular school to be built for 3000 children at Syrian refugee camp in Jordan

A school that is set to house 3,000 children is planned to be built at a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, implementing … More

Dubai firm builds world’s ‘largest’ sliding roof in Grand Mosque expansion

Dubai-based Premier Composite Technologies (PCT), which built the world’s largest clock in Saudi Arabia, is currently giving final touches to what is … More

Structural works underway for Calatrava-designed The Tower in Dubai Creek

Structural work is underway at Emaar Properties’ $1 billion (AED3.67bn) The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, designed by Spanish architecture firm Calatrava … More

Paper Cloud by Studio 3A elaborates a space of illusion

This year, the Festival des Architectures Vives in Montpellier presented 12 art installations, including Paper Cloud by Studio 3A, which elaborates a … More

Report: UAE buildings could be making you sick says WSP

The environmental quality in indoor spaces in the UAE could be making occupants sick, according to a recent report by WSP. In a … More

Video: What will Marassi Al Bahrain look like once it’s finished?

The following video shows a scale model of Marassi Al Bahrain, a luxury-mixed use project that is currently being constructed within Bahrain’s … More

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