Bone could replace concrete and steel for building say scientists

New building materials are currently being explored by scientists who have proposed using artificial bone in construction work. Cities must find ways … More

Art display will look at what war in Syria means to those living through it

A Syrian architect has put together artworks reflecting the ongoing tragedy of the war in his home country which is set to … More

Oman to build water park to boost tourism

Plans for a new water park in Muscat have been announced as Oman seeks to promote tourism and cut down on its … More

Foster’s New York Hearst Tower wins top award

The Hearst Tower in New York has received the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) 10 Year Award, which recognises … More

3D printed home is earthquake resistant

Beijing architect firm Huashang Tengda has used 3D printing to construct a house which it claims will be able to withstand an … More

Europe’s tallest slide opens in London

A giant slide designed by Belgian artist Carsten Höller that spirals through the frame of Anish Kapoor’s ArcelorMittal Orbit has opened to … More

“Jet-like” pods to be implemented on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

UAE firm Miral announced on Wednesday the signing of an agreement aimed at revolutionising transport on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. The memorandum … More

Dubai awards $2.9bn deal to extend metro to Expo 2020 site

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Wednesday announced the award of a AED10.6 billion ($2.89 billion) contract to expand the city’s … More

Strong financial showing by Atkins in Q2

Dubai Opera House designer Atkins has announced a 6% increase in revenue for the second quarter of 2016. Releasing its figures in … More

Hadid modern art showcase is double tribute

Originally intended as a homage to influential Dadaist Kurt Schwitters, Zaha Hadid’s last project at Galerie Gmurzynskam in Zurich, Switzerland, conceived by … More

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