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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…

CTBUH 2013 Best Tall Building, Middle East & Africa: Sowwah Square by Goettsch Partners

Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
In our previous post, we published the four regional winners of the Best Tall Building prize conferred annually by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Winner of the award for the Middle East & Africa region is the five-building Sowwah Square complex in Abu…

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.

Goettsch Partners Designs New Bank Tower in Abu Dhabi

Posted: Friday, September 07, 2012
Chicago architecture firm Goettsch Partners has designed the flagship commercial development for UAE-based Al Hilal Bank in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, formerly known as Sowwah Island.

Ehrlich Architects to Design New United Arab Emirates Parliament Building Complex

Posted: Friday, January 28, 2011
Los Angeles-based Ehrlich Architects have been awarded the grand prize in the international architectural competition to design the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) Federal National Council’s (FNC) New Parliament Building Complex. Fourteen firms representing nine countries had been invited in early 2010 to submit entries in Phase…

Lunar Cubit Wins 2010 Land Art Generator Design Competition

Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2011
The energy-generating public art installation Lunar Cubit has won the First Prize at the 2010 Land Art Generator Design Competition. Lunar Cubit illuminates in an inversely proportional relationship to the lunar cycle so that the work becomes most fully lit during the night of a new moon.…

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