urban development

AUS academic Marcus Farr discusses how preserving China's traditional building techniques can benefit its rapid urbanisation
29 May 2019
According to AUS academic and Fulbright Scholar Marcus Farr, preserving China's traditional building techniques can positively impact the country's rapid more...
Dubai Municipality announces investment opportunities for major Dubai parks
23 Apr 2019
Dubai Municipality has announced several investment opportunities across some of Dubai's major parks, including event spaces and allocation of different more...
Shortlisted for two 2018 WAF Awards, urban development concept Sheltainer looks to solve Cairo's cemetery housing phenomenon
12 Sep 2018
Created by Dubai-based architects Bassel Omara, Mouaz Abouzaid and Ahmed Hammad, Sheltainer, which aims to convert shipping containers into homes for more...
Pakistan to debut its pavilion at 2018 Venice Biennale in collaboration with Dubai-based creative platform
11 Apr 2018
Pakistan will reveal its first ever National Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, focusing on more...
UAE developer studies brain response to drive urban development
20 Sep 2017
A UAE-headquartered developer has used neuroscience to understand how buildings and communities are intrinsically perceived, Construction Week reported. Majid Al Futtaim, which more...
Plans unveiled to redevelop and demolish parts of Old Umm Al Quwain District
30 Apr 2017
A resolution has been issued to spur development works at Old Umm Al Quwain District in the UAE. HH Sheikh Saud more...
Cityscape: Zayed City set to be new centre for Abu Dhabi
20 Apr 2017
A new residential and commercial hub for Abu Dhabi was revealed at this year’s Cityscape Abu Dhabi . At an estimated 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...

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