New Pictures of Woods Bagot’s QSTP by Nelson Garrido

Qatar Science & Technology Park in Doha designed by Woods Bagot All images courtesy of Nelson Garrido; © by Nelson Garrido; design of QSTP by Woods Bagot QSTP through the lens of photographer Nelson Garrido Nelson Garrido has sent us these new images of the Qatar Science & Technology Park which we featured earlier on […]

From a poetic vision towards a programmed reality

Construction of a 6 meter large Light-Test Model of Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi image © by Jens Kaestler All information courtesy of 1:One| Computational Geometry and Georg Ackermann GmbH;  please note individual credits for the images. 3 specialist companies collaborate for design and construction of a light-test model for the complex Louvre dome structure […]

Mermaid 2.0 – a maritime lifestyle concept designed by JDS

Julien De Smedt Architects design an all inclusive resort for the Middle East All images and information courtesy of JDS – Julien De Smedt Architects; © by Julien de Smedt Architects A Wellness Island formed by a large valley of terraced gardens. Wellness Island is an all inclusive resort in the Middle East where tourists enter […]

New Kuwait Sports Shooting Club by Office dA

A domestic canopy for the public realm All images, plans and information courtesy of office dA; © by office dA; please note detailed credits at the end of this article NEW KUWAIT SPORTS SHOOTING CLUB: a domestic canopy for the public realm The design of the Kuwait Shooting Club expansion involved a close inspection of […]

Mecca Metro Line Station designed by GreenhilLi

Proposed station on Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro Southern Line designed by Singaporean architects GreenhilLi All images, graphics and information courtesy of GreenhilLi; © by GreenhilLi; See detailed credits at the end of the article Singapore-based architectural practice, GreenhilLi was invited to be part of an international consortium to procure and develop a rail transit […]

The Edge, Dubai by OAB

Mixed use development designed by Office of Architecture in Barcelona All images and information courtesy of OAB; © by OAB; please note detailed project credits at the end of this post The Office of Architecture in Barcelona has provided desMena with this material on one of their Mena projects. THE EDGE The Project is based […]

Stone Towers, Cairo by Zaha Hadid Architects

Mixed-use development in Cairo designed by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher All images, plans and information courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects; © by Zaha Hadid Architects; Please note the end of this article for detailed project credits The richness observed in the intricate patterns carved into minarets throughout Cairo and Egyptian Hieroglyphic patterns, with variations […]

Mosque of Algiers by KSP Juergen Engel Architekten

All information and images courtesy of KSP Juergen Engel Architekten. German Architecs KSP Juergen Engel designed the new Grande Mosque in Algiers. Mosque of Algiers In the Bay of Algiers, to the east of the historic downtown area, the complex represents the main and also the initial element in the new urban development of the […]

Grand Museum Of Egypt by heneghan.peng.architects

Winning entry for the international architectural competition to design the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. site model showing museum interior; image by Richard Davies All information and images courtesy of heneghan.peng.architects. heneghan.peng.architects are the designers behind the winning entry for the GEM. This competition attracted 1557 designs from 83 countries, most likely the largest global […]

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.