Topic: Design International

London-based architects Design International opens office in d3

London-based architectural firm Design International has opened its first office in the Middle East at the Dubai Design District (d3). Located in Building 4 of d3, the office was inaugurated in the presence of dignitaries and industry leaders attending the 2018 edition of … More

Interview: Silicon Oasis Mall by Design International features double skin facade, social sustainability, natural light

Aidan Imanova speaks to Davide Padoa, CEO at Design International, about Dubai’s upcoming Avenues Mall, Silicon Oasis and how its architecture redefines the shopping experience. When Lulu Group, a UAE-headquartered retailer with operations across the Middle East, wanted to introduce a new shopping mall to … More

Social sustainability at the forefront of Silicon Oasis Mall design says Design International’s Davide Padoa

Sustainability plays a major role in the architecture of the Avenues Mall, Silicon Oasis, designed by US-based Design International, but beside energy and water consumption, social responsibility is also a major part of the concept. Design International CEO, Davide Padoa spoke to designMENA … More

In pictures: Design International’s futuristic Silicon Oasis mall in Dubai

Designs have been unveiled for Dubai’s new mega mall by Design International, which will be located in Dubai’s Silicon Oasis. The design resembles five gigantic, pebble-like shapes inspired by “ancient Arabian movements across the desert”, according to a release. The mall is also … More

Design International designs Silicon Oasis Dubai mall to be built in 30 months

Lulu Group, a UAE-headquartered retailer with operations around the Middle East, recently laid the foundation for a $272m (AED1bn) mall in Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), due to be completed in time for Dubai Expo 2020, according to ConstructionWeekOnline. HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al … More