Tag: Dubai


DIFC aims to lease 90% of its property

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the emirate’s financial free zone, aims to lease 90% of units at its Dh1 Billion (US$272 million). Gate Avenue retail development before it opens in 2018, to avoid creating a ghost town, the official leading the project said. Gate Avenue is a retail podium linking together the numerous towers of […]

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Driverless cars to hit the streets of Dubai by 2030

UAE officials have said the recent trends of driverless vehicles are here to stay, adding that the country is well ahead of the curve, with driverless vehicles already helping ferry people around Masdar City in Abu Dhabi Earlier this year, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE […]

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Perkins+Will to design a new mixed use sports complex in Dubai

Perkins+Wills Boston office of has been selected to design a new mixed-use sports complex in Dubai. The centerpiece of the development would be the 60,000-seat Mohammed bin Rashid Stadium, which when completed would become the largest stadium in the UAE. Other facilities would include training facilities, a practice pitch, warm-up areas, a 5,000 space car […]

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Dubais skyscraper rainforest to create its own tropical climate

The Rosemont Hotel and Residences designed by ZAS Architects Dubai is a $550 million project which has been described as a first-in-kind, ultra-luxury urban resort destination. It would cover an area of 186,000 sq m and would consist of two architecturally dramatic towers mounted on a podium. Both towers would rise up 53 floors, with […]

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Dubai launches the worlds first 3D printed office building

3D printing in architecture is still small as logistics are being ironed out, but a new proof of concept has been unveiled in Dubai. The 250-square-metre space is said to be the worlds first 3D-printed office building. Source: Yulia Khoma

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Dubai unveils Worlds first 3D-printed office building

In the near-future, 3D printing technology promises to revolutionise architecture by allowing designers to literally click-and-print complex buildings at a lower cost and faster speed than traditional construction methods. Dubai took a step towards that future by completing the worlds first 3D-printed office, dubbed as the Office of the Future. The building, taking up a […]

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CEBRA & SLA design a school for The Sustainable City in Dubai

CEBRA, in partnership with landscape architect SLA, has designed the Sustainable School for The Sustainable City in Dubai. In opposition to hot-climate educational environments which are regularly large, air-conditioned structures, CEBRAs vision for The Sustainable City proposes permeability between outdoor and indoor learning environments, employing both in equal measure. We had to rethink the school […]

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Construction begins on Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum in Miami

The construction has begun on Zaha Hadids One Thousand Museum in Miami, with 9,500 cubic yards of concrete already poured. The project has been designed in association with the local architect of record, ODonnell Dannwolf Partners Architects. The residential skyscraper will rise 62 stories, comprising of half- and full-floor residences, duplex town homes, and a […]

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Lagos plans to build a new city reclaiming land from Atlantic

The government of Nigerias former capital, Lagos has announced that it intends to build a new city, which will become the new financial centre of Nigeria, and perhaps West Africa. Eko Atlantic, pitched as Africas answer to Dubai, is a multibillion dollar residential and business development that would be sited as an addition to Victoria […]

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Mega Tall Tower to anchor proposed mega-development in Dubai

Meydan has announced the launch of a massive new scheme known as Meydan One featuring a 711-metre tower, a new mall, the worlds largest indoor ski slope, a 25,000-square-metre indoor sports facility, one of the largest fountains in the world, a beach, and a civic plaza capable of hosting up to 60,000 people. It is […]

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