Apartment in Beirut by Platau | Interiors

 

This lovely home is located in Wadi Abu Jamil in Downtown Beirut designed by Lebanese architecture firm Platau. The main feature of the apartment is the wood enveloping the house and the contrasting white featured in the walls, handrail, and other finishes. The penthouse was designed for a family of four. Doors are all built in within the wooden walls.

Read More

Foster + Partners wins Jabal Omar Development Project competition in Saudi Arabia

 

As shared by Foster + Partners:

Foster + Partners’ competition winning scheme for a new luxury hotel and serviced apartments in the heart of Makkah has been revealed. Inspired by traditional Arab architecture, it’s design reinterprets the traditional dense building clusters, creating a new contemporary vernacular that respects its sacred location. Following the mountainous terrain, its cascading vertical elements form a new topography. The new mixed-use development will create a new gateway along the route to the Grand Mosque for pilgrims from the world over.

Read More

The New Dubai Landmark Tower for Expo 2020 Revealed | Architecture

 

1

 

For the 2020 Expo in Dubai, the plans for a new icon to be built have just been revealed. This icon will be considered as the main landmark just as the Eiffel Tower to Paris is. During their presentation, Emaar announced that it will be taller than Burj Khalifa but still the exact height is not decided upon. Th project will be around 6 sq. km.

The project is designed by Spanish architect Calatrava and estimated to cost $1 Billion. Calatrava however is known for projects that cost much more than the anticipated budget. This is according to the Full Calatrava website which lists every single project and its budget.

Emaar Properties will attempt to deliver the new Dubai Creek tower and a linked “mega-retail district” at the same time so that they are both open by the time Dubai’s Expo 2020 event begins .

“There’s no doubt that the Eiffel Tower has inspired over 100 years,” said Mr Calatrava. “It represents a city, a whole nation. It still today is a monument. I feel so proud to be part of a team that aims to obtain a similar achievement.”

Mr Calatrava’s design was chosen by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in February following an international competition between five of the world’s top practices.

The Dubai Creek tower will mainly serve as an architectural tower than a working building, but there will be between 18 and 20 upper floors used for a hotel with restaurants, function rooms, an interior garden space and an observation deck.

Read More

Movie Director Michael Bay Bel Air Breathtaking Villa| Residential Design

dam-images-decor-2015-03-michael-bay-los-angeles-home-michael-bay-los-angeles-home-21-wm

 

Director Michael Bay  (Transformers, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor) commissioned this stunning 30,000 SF  three-story Los Angeles residence, which was originally conceived by architect Chad Oppenheim and realized by the architecture firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios and interior designer Lorraine Letendre, with additional work by decorator Lynda Murray.

ed8fae6e5dfd3ab7442762c10a5d4b6a

Read More

Plans for The Tallest Building in The World for Iraq Revealed | Architecture

 

The-Bride_skyscraper_Iraq_AMBS-1

 

AMBS Architects, founded by Iraqi architect Ali Moussawi, designed a 230 storey  (1,152-metre-tall)  building in Al Basra, Iraaq. The plan is to have the Bride Tower as the highest building  and the first vertical city  in the world increasing the city’s capacity by 2025.

Composed of four conjoined towers, The Bride tower’s 230 storeys would be topped by an 188-metre-tall antenna. The tower will be 152 metres higher than the planned height of the Kingdom Tower, in Saudi Arabia.

The proposed building has been named “The Bride” after “the bride of gulf”, a local reference to the fertile land surrounding Basra. Comprising four towers, the structure would house supermarkets, a school, a sky garden, commercial centre and residential neighbourhoods.

 

Read More

Dubai to Create The World’s First 3D Printed Functional Building | Architecture

 

World’s-first-3D-printed-office-set-to-come-up-in-Dubai-1-600x282

According to designMena, Dubai will be creating the world’s first fully functional 3D printed building. The structure will be printed layer by layer using a 20 foot tall 3D printer and then assembled on site in just a few weeks time. The building will act as the temporary HQ for the staff of the Museum of the Future.

All interior furniture, detailing, and structural components will also be built using 3D printing technology, combining a mixture of Special Reinforced Concrete (SRC), Glass Fiber Reinforced Gypsum (GRG) and Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP). This combination will make it the most advanced 3D printed structure ever built at this scale and the first to be put into actual use.

Read More
Seo Packages