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Saudi Arabia to start construction on 'Riviera of the Middle East'
21 Jan 2019
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince-led Public Investment Fund (PIF) has launched the 3,800km2 Amaala, which it describes as an “uber-luxury” wellness more...
Comment: More architects are working for the greater good
10 Jan 2019
This time last year, I wrote my editor’s letter about the need for better architecture throughout the Middle East. It more...
Kuwait reveals tech strategy behind its 2035 smart city vision
09 Jan 2019
Fibre optic networks, a key technology in the telecommunications sector, is an “essential part” of the smart cities strategy being more...
Dubai ruler reveals expansion plans for Dubai's financial district
09 Jan 2019
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday approved a new chapter more...
Hajizadeh & Associates release details of mixed-use project planned for Basra
08 Jan 2019
Award-winning Iranian architecture firm Hajizadeh & Associates has released details of its concept design for a mixed-use project in Basra, more...
Hong Kong takes cues from Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah to solve housing crisis
08 Jan 2019
Hong Kong has revealed new plans to develop four artificial islands in an effort to solve its housing shortage crisis.Home more...
Aldar's new  mixed-use project in Abu Dhabi allows residents to design their own homes
07 Jan 2019
Aldar Properties on Monday announced the launch of its newest AED2 billion ($544 million) development, Alreeman, in Alshamkha, Arabian Business more...
Regional architects partake in jury for Uni’s Syria reconstruction competition
07 Jan 2019
In an architectural competition called 'Memory - Regathering Syria', organised by Uni for reconstruction in Syria, regional architects including Mohamed more...
Kuwait to be home to world's longest bridge
07 Jan 2019
The world's longest bridge, the Sheikh Jaber Causeway, linking Kuwait City to Subiyah New Town across Kuwait Bay, is set more...

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