Concrete

Valerio Olgiati creates a concrete canopy as entrance to Bahrain's Pearling Path
10 Jul 2019
Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati has created a red-coloured concrete canopy supported by large columns as a gateway to the Pearling more...
AGi Architects creates folded origami effect using reinforced concrete for new private residence in Kuwait
17 Oct 2018
Kuwait-and-Spain-based architecture firm AGi Architects has revealed a new single family house in Kuwait, which mimics the form of folded more...
Blue Camel discusses the challenges of fitting out OMA’s Concrete building
14 Dec 2017
Officially inaugurated in March 2017, Concrete involved combining four former warehouse spaces to create a 1,250m2 events hub that can more...
AAU Anastas creates stone installation as peaceful protest against separation wall in Palestine
04 Dec 2017
Palestinian architect-duo Elias and Yousef Anastas of AAU Anastas showcased its While We Wait installation in the OMA-designed Concrete building, more...
Interview with Rem Koolhaas: OMA’s contribution to Dubai’s architecture
29 Mar 2017
Following a tour of Concrete, we sat down with Rem Koolhaas to talk about the significance of the building’s opening, more...
Cristiano Luchetti on using OMA’s Concrete building in Dubai as an architectural metaphor
28 Mar 2017
In 1977 Peter Blake wrote “Forms follows fiasco: Why modern architecture does not work”. His skepticism towards the dominant architectural more...
Qatar has a more guided development plan than Dubai, says Rem Koolhaas
23 Mar 2017
Rem Koolhaas spoke about OMA’s work in Qatar during his open air public lecture in Dubai last week, when the more...
Overusing air conditioning and keeping people inside is not the solution for harsh weather says Koolhaas
19 Mar 2017
Designing with a view to maximising the use of outdoor space should be an important part of architectural visions for more...

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