Topic: Dubai

Work on Dubai’s Expo 2020 country pavilions planned for April

Work on Expo 2020 Dubai country pavilions has been planned to start in April this year, Construction Week Online reported. As many as 180 countries are taking part in the Expo, which will run for six months from 20 October to 10 April, … More

Mohammed Abdullah appointed as president of DIDI design school in Dubai

The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) has appointed the previous managing director of TECOM’s Media Cluster Mohammed Abdullah as president of the region’s first design school. Abdullah’s career in the region spans over twenty years, having built a media community of … More

Dubai Frame opens to the public

The Dubai Frame, the emirate’s latest tourist attraction, opened to the public on January 1, complete with gold cladding in a circular motif based on the logo for the Dubai Expo 2020. The structure is comprised of a pair of 150-metre towers that … More

Dubai Frame set to open in January next year

The Dubai Frame, the emirate’s latest tourist attraction will open to the public next month, Arabian Business reported. The date was announced during a visit by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. He visited the … More

Artist Tarek Al-Ghoussein documents Kuwait’s 1970s Al Sawaber housing development set for demolition

Kuwait artist Tarek Al-Ghoussein’s third solo exhibition in Dubai documents the current state of the government housing complex Al Sawaber in Kuwait, which is currently set for demolition. Th exhibition, entitled ‘Tarek Al-Ghoussein’s Al-Sawaber Series: Dwellings as the Expression of Those Who Dwell Within … More

Dubai launches first commercial vertical farm venture

The GCC’s first commercial vertical indoor farm, Badia Farms, has launched in Dubai with ambitious plans to pioneer the future of the region’s agriculture industry, Arabian Business reported. Using the latest hydroponic technology and vertical farming techniques, the farm produces nutritious and pesticide-free … More

Interview: Learn more about the team behind Pallavi Dean Interiors

Regardless of the industry, every so often we hear inspiring stories about people who were brave enough to jump off the corporate hamster wheel to start their own businesses. And succeed. Such new beginnings often start with a small bedroom, but involve a … More

Sneha Divias creates interactive indoor playground in Dubai

Dubai-based interior architect Sneha Divias delivers playful interiors for OliOli, a new interactive and indoor playground. How do you create a destination for children that will make them happier, more creative, better informed, as well as more aware, balanced and finally amazed? With … More

An international architecture workshop looked at redesigning urban voids in Bur Dubai

Dubai’s Al Ghurair University, Politecnico di Milano and Sapienza University of Rome recently hosted an architecture workshop in Dubai Design District titled ‘Towards Dubai 2020: Architecture in a transient city’. The participating students were encouraged to look at redesigning urban voids in Bur … More

Dubai’s RTA unveils first BIM centre in the Middle East

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled the Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) first building information modelling (BIM) centre, Construction Week Online reported. Located within the authority’s head office, the BIM centre makes RTA MENA’s first government entity to launch a … More

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