sustainable design

UC21 Architects designs Tehran building with a 'ventilated green facade'
07 Feb 2019
UC21 Architects, a Tehran and Rome-based practice head by Amin Haghighat Gou, has completed a residential building in the 14th more...
Nikken Sekkei's Nicolas Maaninou says Middle East architecture becoming more sustainable and efficient
16 Oct 2018
Architecture in the Middle East is gradually shifting to more functional and sustainable forms, according to experts from Japan-based architecture more...
Dubai's new 19-hectare project Commercity to implement sustainable design strategies
16 Oct 2018
Located five minutes away from Dubai International Airport, the new 19ha project, Commercity, will feature sustainable design methods that minimise the more...
Urban planner Ahmed Bukhash calls for sustainably designed outdoor spaces in Dubai
24 Jul 2018
Recent developments in Dubai are proving that well-designed spaces can offer a viable outdoors leisure option for people, despite the more...
Zaha Hadid-designed Bee’ah HQ tops out in Sharjah
17 Dec 2017
Bee’ah commemorated the completion of the highest point of its new Zaha Hadid-designed headquarters with a topping out ceremony, held earlier this more...
Foster + Partners-designed Bloomberg London office is world’s most sustainable
04 Oct 2017
Bloomberg‘s new London-based headquarters for Europe has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating under the BREEAM sustainability assessment method, with a 98.5% more...
‘The UAE hasn’t lived long enough to see the effects of poor sustainability’ says Justin Wells of Woods Bagot
03 Aug 2017
Architects and designers who took part in the 2017 designMENA Summit advisory panel discussion agreed that with the maturing of the market, more...
Interview: Silicon Oasis Mall by Design International features double skin facade, social sustainability, natural light
21 Jun 2017
Aidan Imanova speaks to Davide Padoa, CEO at Design International, about Dubai’s upcoming Avenues Mall, Silicon Oasis and how its more...
Social sustainability at the forefront of Silicon Oasis Mall design says Design International’s Davide Padoa
14 Jun 2017
Sustainability plays a major role in the architecture of the Avenues Mall, Silicon Oasis, designed by US-based Design International, but more...

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