Articles tagged United Arab Emirates

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In luxury retail, perfection is out and weird is wonderful – even in Dubai

Dubai – StudioXAG creates a dreamlike volcanic landscape for Level Shoes in the UAE – a harbinger of what’s to come in luxury retail spaces.

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How do you design a nursery that prepares children for professions that don’t exist yet?

Dubai – How does one build the nursery of the future? Pallavi Dean and her team at Roar used parametric design and neurobiology to respond to that complex brief. 

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A gym located inside a design district lives up to its landlord

Dubai – Located in the Dubai Design District (D3), the Warehouse Gym by VSHD Design can increase your heart rate in more than one way.

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This Dubai office space manages to please both the young and the senior

Dubai – When building a large office space, how do you please the jeans and the suits? In Edelman’s Dubai offices, Pallavi Dean and her team at Roar found a way. 

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Pallavi Dean makes it OK to judge a bookstore by its cover

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates – In the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates, Pallavi Dean interiors find a way to make Al Rawi more than just a bookstore.

Alserkal Avenue by OMA. Photos Mohamed Somji (courtesy of Alsekral Avenue)
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OMA repurposes four warehouses into a collection of configurable spaces

Dubai – A group of warehouses on Alserkal Avenue in the industrial quarter of Al Qouz  promotes cultural activities and the collaboration of artistic disciplines within the area.

ADNOC tower by HOK. Photos [awaiting name]
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HOK’s high-rise tower stands out eccentrically against the urban landscape

ABU DHABI – The design for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company tower in the United Arab Emirates capital is motivated by the attitude ‘less is more’.

The transparent façade will create a smooth transition between interior and exterior.
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Midfield Terminal Airport Complex

ABU DHABI – Architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates has been awarded approval to realize Abu Dhabi’s new Midfield Terminal Complex of the International Airport.