XDubai Skatepark | Kite Beach Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE | Convic

March 1, 2016,AEDT

Set in an ideal beachfront location, XDubai introduce a new, dynamic skatepark at to the Dubai community at Kite Beach. This will be the largest, all round skatepark facility in the UAE with areas for novices through to professionals. Enhancing an iconic park setting and creating a focal hub for | Read More

STUDENT PROJECT | Urban Jungle | Saira Shafiq

February 15, 2014,AEDT

The URBAN JUNGLE is a distinctive proposal set along the entire outer edge of the Dubai Outer Road of the City, as an URBAN PARK as well as a GREEN BARRIER aiming to roll back the encroaching Arabian Desert from the southern side and to shield the city of Dubai | Read More

NBBJ and Chan Krieger Sieniewicz to merge

March 16, 2010,AEDT

NBBJ, a global architecture and design firm, and Chan Krieger Sieniewicz, internationally-known for urban design and architecture excellence, announced today a merger of the two firms that will create an integrated team of over 700 architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners and interior designers. The Chan Krieger Sieniewicz team, including | Read More

Gulf Landscaping 2010 – Abu Dhabi, UAE

February 16, 2010,AEDT

The UAE’s and wider Middle East’s leading exhibition dedicated to the outdoor design and landscaping architecture industries. Gulf Landscaping is the region’s only trade event dedicated to servicing the architectural and landscaping demands of the Middle East and the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi. It will bring together the visions | Read More

SWA and the world’s tallest building *UPDATE*

January 10, 2010,AEDT

SWA group designed the 27 acres around the base of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The San Francisco Chronicle has a quick interview with John Wong of SWA about the project and its design. Read the interview at the [SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle – Sausalito group creates oasis at Burj | Read More

World’s tallest building opens *UPDATE*

January 5, 2010,AEDT

The building previously known as Burj Dubai is now open and it has new name of Burj Khalifa named after Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, President of the UAE. The height has been confirmed as 828 meters, 200 stories into the sky, exceeding the next highest structure, Taipei 101, by about | Read More

6,000 bicycle parking spots for Dubai

October 19, 2009,AEDT

Gulf News reports Approximately 2,000 parking slots for bicycles have been constructed by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and another 4,000 are in progress across Dubai. They have been constructed to encourage road users to also use bikes as part of a daily routine. SOURCE: Gulf News

Dubai Metro launches today

September 9, 2009,AEDT

After four years of construction, Dubai will finally have its own Metro. The Metro Red Line will be opened tonight at Galleria of the Mall station by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The general public will be able to start using the | Read More

Robot Carpark opens in Dubai

August 14, 2009,AEDT

Sick of driving around and around on the carpark ramp to get to that elusive spot on the second last or last level of your cities carpark. Well, the future is here. A 765 car stall robotic carpark has just opened in Dubai at an office and hotel development. Able | Read More

Dubai development may be down, but it’s not out – Los Angeles Times

June 22, 2009,AEDT

Christopher Hawthorne, Architecture Critic  for the Los Angeles Times writes Reporting from Dubai, United Arab Emirates — If a city can be spectacularly quiet, this waterfront city-state has certainly qualified in recent months. Hundreds of abandoned construction cranes languish above Dubai’s gated communities and beach-side developments and, most dramatically, up | Read More

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