0910 – American University of Sharjah exhibits senior projects at traffic

Architecture and Interior Design Senior Projects from the College of Architecture, Art & Design at AUS are on display at traffic gallery, Dubai Preeti Mogali / Meta_physical_trans_formative: A crematorium All images and information courtesy of American University of Sharjah For a second year, traffic hosts an exhibition of senior projects from the College of Architecture, […]

“Al Manakh: Gulf Continued” launched in Abu Dhabi

The second edition of Al Manakh was launched in Abu Dhabi at Paris La Sorbonne University in the presence of Rem Koolhaas, key senior executives of the UPC and Pink Tank. Information courtesy of Pink Tank; Image by Pink Tank Al Manakh: Gulf Continued Al Manakh: Gulf Continued is an essential and comprehensive guide to […]

Lock Island Bridges by UNStudio

A bridge design and structural system inspired by arabic patterns All images and information courtesy of UNStudio; see end of the article for detailed credits UNStudio are the designers behind this group of bridges designed for a new community along the Arabian Canal. Lock Island Bridges, Dubai, UAE, 2008 The lock island bridges are part […]

ATI Center Tehran by Coop Himmelb(l)au

Coop Himmelb(l)au designed this urban enclave of mixed uses in Tehran. All images and information courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au; Images © by Coop Himmelb(l)au In 2004 Coop Himmelb(l)au were about to change the face of Tehran with their design for the ATI Center in  Sharak-E-Ouds, Tehran, Iran.

Heritage Crossing by Coop Himmelb(l)au

“Two Iconic Structures Across Dubai Creek”, Dubai, UAE (2008) All images and information courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au – all images © Armin Hess, ISOCHROM. See full post for detailed credits.  Copyright by desMena Coop Himmelb(l)au have provided us with detailed information on their design for “Two Iconic Structures Across Dubai Creek”, Dubai, UAE (2008). The […]

Dubai Gateway by Coop Himmelb(l)au

“Two Iconic Structures Across Dubai Creek”, Dubai, UAE (2008) All images and information courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au – all images © Armin Hess, ISOCHROM. See full post for detailed credits.  Copyright by desMena Coop Himmelb(l)au have provided us with detailed information on their design for “Two Iconic Structures Across Dubai Creek”, Dubai, UAE (2008). The […]

Masdar Plaza Abu Dhabi by Lava

Close up Umbrellas, photo credit: LAVA Masdar Plaza, Oasis of the Future LAVA have provided us with this information on their prestigious project in Masdar – the new master-planned CO2 neutral district in Abu Dhabi. All images and information courtesy of LAVA. Please note the individual credits to the images. Copyright by desMena

Algiers Millennium Site by RMJM

All images and information courtesy of RMJM. Copyright by desMena. RMJM designed the masterplan for the Algiers Millennium Site.

The “New Jeddah” Master Plan by Davis Brody Bond Aedas

All images and information courtesy of Davis Brody Bond Aedas. Copyright by desMena. The New Jeddah Master Plan, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia designed by Davis Brody Bond Aedas, Aedas Dubai and Zuhair Fayez Partnership for Jeddah Holding Company for Development.

Beirut Marina & Town Quay by Steven Holl Architects

All images, drawings and information courtesy of Steven Holl Architects. © by Steven Holl Architects. The new Beirut Marina designed by Steven Holl Architects.