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Fernando Donis, designer of the Dubai Frame, shares more details behind the project

Posted: Monday, January 04, 2016
The Dubai Frame, the 150-meter tall rectangular structure for Dubai's Zabeel Park is on its way to completion soon, as previously reported. Designed by architect Fernando Donis, the Dubai Frame was the first-prize winner of the ThyssenKrupp Elevator Architecture Award competition back in 2008-09 out of 926 proposals.…

Flashback: Installations at the inaugural Dubai Design Week

Posted: Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Installations popped up throughout Dubai for their debut during the inaugural Dubai Design Week, which took place this past October. Organized by the Dubai Design District (d3) and the Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC), the event puts the city's diverse design scene in the international spotlight. This…

The Dubai Frame expected to be complete very soon

Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Since construction began in 2013 on The Dubai Frame (yes, that building from that ThyssenKrupp competition), the structure is expected to open to the public "in one month's time" if all goes well, according to a recent report from The Gulf News. Designed by architect Fernando Donis,…

Intercon’s shortlisted entry for INDEX Contemporary Majlis Design Competition, Dubai

Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Intercon from Barcelona shared their recently shortlisted proposal in the 2014 Dubai International INDEX Contemporary Majlis Design Competiton. With the theme "Design in Motion" for this year's competition, design professionals worldwide were invited to give their own contemporary -- and sustainable --  interpretation to the Arabic…

A look into “Blue Tape”, the winning entry for the Dubai Architecture School Tower competition

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
From our feature of the Dubai Architecture School Tower competition results, here's a closer look into "Blue Tape" -- the 1st-prize winner by recent architecture graduates Evan Shieh and Ali Chen from the U.S. In the single-phase ideas competition, participants had to design an architecture school tower…

Winners of the Dubai Architecture School Tower competition

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
In the [AC-CA] Dubai Architecture School Tower ideas competition, student and professional participants were challenged to design an iconic and progressive educational environment for architecture students in Dubai. Three prize-winning proposals were selected and shared a $6,000 prize: 1st PRIZE - US$3,500: Evan Shieh, Ali Chen…

Dubai chosen for World Expo 2020 with HOK-led master plan

Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013
Dubai won the bid to host the World Expo 2020, being the first Middle Eastern city selected in the Expo's 160-year history. HOK, in partnership with Populous and Arup, led the design team that developed the master plan, themed "Connecting Minds, Creating the…

Baharash Architecture Wins Dubai Sustainable City Project

Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Emerging London-based firm Baharash Architecture has been selected to design phase 2 of the 46-hectar Dubai Sustainable City development. The practice is set to open an office in Dubai following the victory against international anonymous teams from the United States, Lebanon, Jordan, UK, and UAE.

Mosque Design by Brusselsspout Selected as Finalist in Design as Reform Competition

Posted: Friday, July 09, 2010
In the Traffic Design Competition Vol. 2 - Design as Reform, the design proposal MOSQUE IS MORE by Brusselssprout was selected as Finalist in the Mosque Category. The international competition, organized by Dubai-based art and design organization


Posted: Tuesday, November 03, 2009
RMJM architects have recently been awarded a prestigious Cityscape Award in Dubai, UAE. Gordon Hood and Roger Klein of RMJM accepted the Islamic Architecture Award for their work on the Zliten Al-Asmariya University for Islamic Sciences in Libya.

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