Topic: Dubai

RERA begins replacement of Dubai façades to boost fire safety

Dubai’s Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) has started replacing building façades to improve fire-resistance in the emirate, Construction Week Online reported. Key properties where RERA’s programme has been implemented include Dubai Properties Group’s Executive Towers, Vision Tower, and Bay Square developments, in the … More

Construction begins on Nikken Sekkei-designed One Za’beel tower in Dubai

Ithra Dubai, the real estate developer owned by Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), today announced it has begun construction on its mixed-use development project One Za’abeel, designed by Japanese architect Nikken Sekkei. The Dubai-based project, due to be completed in Q4 2020, consists … More

Perkins+Will appoints new associate principal for its Dubai office

Perkins+Will Dubai office today announced the appointment of John Lister, as its new associate principal, director of architecture mixed-use and commercial. Lister brings more than 25 years of commercial architecture experience, including three years working in the UAE on retail, leisure and hospitality … More

Third edition of Dubai Design Week to open this November

The third edition of Dubai Design Week will open from the 13-18 November, set across various locations in the city, with Dubai Design District as its central hub. The six day event will offer over 200 events, up by 35 per cent from … More

Design Talk’s minimal abaya store features furniture in Millennial Pink

Emirati duo Design Talk has created a minimalist interior space for caftan and abaya store R design by Reem Al Ali, located in Dubai’s Jumeirah neighbourhood. According to Maryam Al Suwaidi, creative founder at Design Talk, the interiors were inspired by modern architecture and 3D … More

‘We should all be proud that we’re in the most cutting-edge part of the world,’ says VE Experts’ Tobias Honey

At a roundtable discussion in Dubai held by Middle East Architect to discuss waterfront developments in the UAE, Tobias Honey, senior design manager at VE Experts, said architects should be proud to be in the “most cutting-edge part of the world”. “We should all … More

Foster + Partners reveals further design details for Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation

Situated in Dubai’s Design District, the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI), designed by international architecture firm Foster + Partners, aims to create an immersive creative setting inspired by the school’s educational programme. Announced last year as a collaboration between the Massachusetts … More

Cyril Zammit joins Dubai Culture & Arts Authority

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has appointed former Design Days Dubai director, Cyril Zammit as Expert to the Office of The Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Zammit will be responsible for providing the Authority with industry insights that go toward … More

Images released of Super Potato-designed apartment for One Palm by Omniyat

designMENA visited Dubai-based developer, Omniyat’s One Palm residential development to view the three-bedroom show apartment designed by Japanese interior design firm, Super Potato, founded by Takashi Sugimoto. Known internationally for its simple, contemporary spaces, Super Potato also designed the common areas of the building, … More

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation announces top appointments ahead of October 2017 admissions

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) has announced the appointment of Sass Brown as the institution’s Founding Dean, and Lebanese architect Hani Asfour as Associate Dean. The first design school of its kind in the region will open its doors to students … More

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