News: British designer Thomas Heatherwick has revealed plans to create a cavernous public park in Abu Dhabi beneath a fragmented canopy resembling the cracked surface of the Arabian desert. Occupying a 125,000 […]
By: Tariq Khamis Book review: Early twentieth century studies of the Islamic city take an Orientalist approach that fails to understand the true rationale behind the cities architectural heritage. In […]
By Abdelbaseer A. Mohamed The built environment is a product of socio-economic, cultural, and political forces. Every urban system has its own ‘genetic code’, expressed in architectural and spatial forms […]
RRC Studio presents the new development for the coastal city of #Al_Dhakira / #qatar , a proposal for a 275.000 sqm intervention including residential and commercial settlements. Only 60 km away from the capital #Doha
The first Phase of the Dubai World Trade Center District, at the heart of the new business district in the city, arguably the most important area of real estate in the Gulf and the Middle East.
queen alia international airport in amman designed by foster + partners.
the airport has a flexible modular solution that allows for future expansion at a rate of 6% per annum
for the next twenty-five years, increasing capacity from 3.5 million to 12 million passengers annually by 2030.
Rem Koolhaas’ studio OMA has been selected to masterplan a business and residential development linking the city of Doha in Qatar with the new Hamad International Airport
Called Airport City, OMA’s 10-square-kilometre masterplan comprises four districts along a “green spine” running parallel with the airport’s runways.
(Proposal) An agricultural-urban condition that may be called the “Nile City,” a 900-km-long, 10–15- km-wide, high-density, rural strip in the desert
by MZ Architect, was the winner for regeneration and master-planning AwardWorld Architecture Festival 2012 – Shortlisted
Saba Innab Saba Innab is an artist and architect whose interests in urbanism and the production of space are reflected through her work. Born in 1980, Innab graduated with a […]
A documentary film directed by Jan de Bruin and edited by Ans Kanen. Music by Philipp Ernsting Jan de Bruin Productions and the Khatt Foundation Shot on several locations in […]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mina,_Saudi_Arabia Mina is a location situated some 5 kilometres to the east of the Islamic holy city of Mecca (Makkah) in Saudi Arabia. It stands on the road from Mecca’s city centre to the Hill of Arafat.
The old and Traditional areas in the Arab world cities are characterized by their complex urban fabric, which resulted in a cumulative process of activities over time. And In order […]
Strabos Map Strabo Strabo Strabo (Greek: Στράβων; 63/64 BC – ca. AD 24) was a Greek historian, geographer and philosopher. Strabo was born to an affluent family from Amaseia in […]
Antioch أنطاكيا, Seleucia Pieriaسلوقية بييريا, Apamea أفاميا, Laodicea in Syriaاللاذقية . After Alexander’s death in 323 BC, his generals divided up the territory he had conquered. Seleucus I Nicator سلوقس […]