Topic: UAE

H+A to design first Proton Beam Therapy cancer treatment centre in the Middle East

Newly launched healthcare and hospitality architecture practice, H+A, has been appointed to design the region’s first Protom Beam Therapy cancer treatment centre in Abu Dhabi. The US$60 million Abu Dhabi Proton Centre (ADPC) will be set on the SBK Holding LLC site in … More

UAE’s Founder’s Memorial to open to public this month

The Founder’s Memorial, a cultural landmark built to commemorate the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, will open on Sunday, 22 April, in Abu Dhabi. Located in the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the site sits on 3.3ha of landscaped space, open to the public for … More

designMENA x Cadillac: Pallavi Dean explores Sharjah’s contemporary architecture

designMENA x Cadillac collaboration: For Pallavi Dean, all roads lead to Sharjah – so that’s where she drove the Cadillac XT5. Pallavi was raised in the UAE and spent much of her childhood in Sharjah (her parents moved to the emirates in the … More

Sharjah-based Fikra launches first graphic design biennial in the Middle East

Sharjah-based educational platform, Fikra, has announced the launch of Fika Graphic Design Biennial which will question the role of graphic design as a discipline and as an “integral part of contemporary civic life”. The event is the first of its kind in the … More

UAE sets up council to drive artificial intelligence implementation

The UAE has adopted the formation of the UAE Council for Artificial Intelligence to ensure the implementation of the latest technologies across various sectors, reported Arabian Business. The move aims to improve the quality of life of citizens and residents as part of … More

UAE Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018 will explore human-scale architecture

The UAE Pavilion for the 2018 Venice Biennale, Lifescapes Beyond Bigness, is set to explore human-scale architecture in the UAE, curated by Masdar professor, Dr. Khaled Alawadi. The exhibition will highlight the role of architecture and urban design in forming the ‘choreography’ of … More

Pallavi Dean Interiors’ first restaurant in Sharjah combines European designs with local craftsmanship

Pallavi Dean Interiors has designed its first restaurant concept, fusing local craftsmanship with European design sensibility. Located in Sharjah’s Al Qasba area, the design of the 500m2 Lebanese restaurant Shababeek, is created using a ‘fusion’ concept that combines a variety of styles and … More

Iraqi architects convene in Abu Dhabi for reunion

Iraqi architects recently gathered in Abu Dhabi, UAE for a reunion organised by Ban Damlouji, Gulizar Jonian, Uns Al-Shabib and Tarik Al-Ani. Attracting industry professionals like Dewan’s founder Mohamed Al-Assam, Noor Makkiya and Raya Ani, among many others, the recent reunion was the organisers’ … More

UAE Ministry of Climate Change & Environment signs MoU with Sharjah Urban Planning Council

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change & Environment has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) to implement a ‘unified and spatial guidance system’ through the exchange of postal code-related data. Signed by HE Sultan Alwan, assistant … More

Talin Hazbar collects sand from archaeological sites across the UAE as an experiment on time preservation

Artist and designer Talin Hazbar has created rectangular-like columns consisting of sand collected from archaeological sites across the UAE for an exhibition hosted by Louvre Abu Dhabi. The ‘Co-Lab: Contemporary Art and Savoir-faire’ exhibition, curated by Alia Zaal Lootah, looks at the theme of ‘Time’ … More

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