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Fire-hit Ajman One towers to be ‘repaired by summer’

Work to repair two fire-ravaged residential towers in Ajman is to commence this week and complete within two months, it was reported … More

Eco-friendly home has walls made from straw

Architect Nicolas Koff has designed and built a modern sustainable home near Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with walls made from straw. K-House is … More

UK Biennale pavilion explores “Home Economics”

The UK pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale has taken on the theme of “The Home”. Its curators — Shumi Bose, Jack … More

Dubai-based duo launch products inspired by Middle Eastern architecture

Jagged Studios, a new Dubai-based startup, founded by Sevan Manjikian and Yamila Iskenderov Bonilla, explores Middle Eastern themes using the medium of … More

Dubai Burj Al Arab luxury terrace opens

Dubai’s Burj Al Arab has unveiled its much-anticipated beach resort Called The Terrace, it is a 10,000m2 artificial island housing a luxury … More

Iran project encourages public to walk across its roof

Members of the public are being encouraged to walk across the wave-like roof of a mixed-use building in the Iranian city of … More

U+A Architects-designed waterfront project includes UAE’s longest promenade

A major Dubai waterfront project has been unveiled under the title Marasi Business Bay. It includes the longest promenade in the UAE … More

Interface launches new collection inspired by classic textiles

Carpet tile firm Interface has launched its latest collection World Woven, made up of Skinny Planks and squares and inspired by textures … More

David Adjaye designs Harrods showcase for leather brand Valextra

London department store Harrods, which is currently showcasing Dubai developments in a bid to attract UK investors has another new attraction. Luxury … More

Architect who was also world’s oldest Olympic champion dies aged 102

Architect Sandor Tarics who was a water polo gold medallist for Hungary at the 1936 Berlin Games and the oldest living Olympic … More

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