Topic: The Opus

CNN’s latest Inside the Middle East show explores Hadid’s legacy and work in the region

Two years after the death of Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid, CNN’s Inside the Middle East show explores the architect’s legacy in the region, including projects such as The Opus in Dubai and Bee’ah Headquarters in Sharjah. Speaking of the timelessness of Hadid’s … More

Dubai’s The Opus by ZHA set to open on January 15

The Opus, the only structure in Dubai by the late British-Iraqi architect Dame Zaha Hadid, will officially open on January 15. The building, made up of two glass towers connected by a ground-floor podium and a glass and steel bridge, is developed by … More

Photographer Aldo Amoretti captures Zaha Hadid’s Opus tower taking shape in Dubai

Photographer Aldo Amoretti has captured new images of Zaha Hadid Architects’ long-awaited The Opus tower, located in Dubai’s Business Bay. Developed by Omniyat, the mixed-use building will include residential and office units as well as the ME by Melia hotel. The photographs depict … More

MEA Awards 2017 Shortlist: Leisure & Hospitality Project of the Year

We are delighted to present the shortlist for the Middle East Architect Awards 2017. Today, we reveal the line-up of finalists for  Leisure & Hospitality Project of the Year. We previously announced the shortlist for Commercial Project of the Year. 

Bishop Design reveals versatile dining space for Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai

Bishop Design has unveiled plans for a new dining space located in the ME Hotel, part of Zaha Hadid’s The Opus Tower in Dubai’s Business Bay, set for completion this summer. Watch designMENA’s video tour of the project here.  The design philosophy and … More

Video: designMENA tours Zaha Hadid’s The Opus building with Omniyat

designMENA was invited by developers Omniyat  on a hard hat tour of Dame Zaha Hadid’ first building in Dubai, The Opus, which is set to house the ME by Melia hotel as well as commercial and residential areas. In addition to the architectural … More

Progress details revealed for Zaha Hadid Opus tower

designMENA was invited by developers Omniyat to preview the building’s hotel lobby as well as viewing The Opus’ luxury residences, commercial office space, F&B and nightclub areas. The tour showcased a  showroom floor layout including renderings of how the finished venues and amenities … More

New interior images revealed for Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus in Dubai

New interior renderings have been unveiled for Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus tower in Dubai’s Business Bay, showcasing ME by Meliá hotel lobby, hotel rooms as well as private residence areas. Once completed, the hotel will  consist of 250,000 square feet of entertainment zones … More

In pictures: Construction underway for Zaha Hadid-designed Opus tower in Dubai

Zaha Hadid’s Dubai-based The Opus tower is shaping up after almost a decade of design and construction work. The mixed-use building was first launched in 2005, and later put on hold due to the economic crisis. The building includes a hotel, dining venues … More