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Virgin Hyperloop One plans 'hyperloop studies' institute in Saudi
08 Aug 2019
Virgin Hyperloop One hopes to one day help establish an “institute of hyperloop studies” in Saudi Arabia as it expands more...
Top 10 contemporary mosques that challenge traditional Islamic architecture
08 Aug 2019
Today we are looking back at some of the latest contemporary mosques from around the world, including completed projects; both more...
Landscape design for Zaha Hadid Architect's Aljada Central Hub to act as 'connector' says Francis Landscapes
06 Aug 2019
Lebanon-based Francis Landscapes is the firm behind the landscape design for the Central Hub - the centrepiece of Aljada, a more...
The UAE plans to become more accessible by 2020, but how?
30 Jul 2019
Despite having a relatively short history implementing accessibility acts, the UAE has transformed into a regional leader in the past more...
Using BIM allows countries to better use financial resources, says Jordanian BIM specialist Shaker Shehadeh Khulief
30 Jul 2019
According to Jordanian BIM specialist and architect Shaker Shehadeh Khulief, founder of the Amman-based BIM Lab, implementing BIM in projects more...
Phase 1 of Saudi Arabia's $8bn giga-project Neom complete
29 Jul 2019
The first phase of construction of the $500bn futuristic city Neom, in Saudi Arabia, is complete with the second phase more...
Expo 2020 Dubai to be accessible for people of all abilities, says Direct Access' Steve Dering
29 Jul 2019
According to Steve Dering, head of engagement in Dubai at Direct Access, a UK practice (with a Dubai office) that more...
Connectivity between masterplans is necessary, say UAE architects
29 Jul 2019
At a roundtable hosted by Middle East Architect at Cosentino Middle East’s showroom in Dubai Design District, four UAE-based architects more...
Developer Imkan to acquire plot in Egypt's New Cairo District
28 Jul 2019
Real estate developer Imkan has acquired a 67ha plot for a residential district in Egypt’s New Cairo District through an more...

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