The Fragrance Kitchen / ARCHJS

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Architects: ARCHJS
Location: Al Hamra Tower & Mall, Al-Shuhada Street, City,
Architect In Charge: Jassim Al Shehab
Area: 60.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Nelson Garrido

Kipco Tower / SSH International

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Architects: SSH International
Location: , Kuwait
Developer: United Real Estate Company
Area: 96185.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Nelson Garrido

The Exhibition Hall / OMA

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OMA is designing a new department store concept in City. The Exhibition Hall, in the popular 360° Mall, will showcase the creativity of the region alongside international fashion brands through a flexible curated retail space, featuring cultural programs, exhibitions and installations. The project is led by OMA partners Iyad Alsaka and Rem Koolhaas, in partnership with Tamdeen Real Estate Co.

Architects: OMA
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Project Architect: Alessandro De Santis
Architects In Charge: Iyad Alsaka, Rem Koolhaas,
Collaborators: Tamdeen Real Estate Co.
Area: 9,400 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of OMA

Motor Sports Complex Museum Proposal / Marc Anton Dahmen | Studio DMTW

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The Motor Sports Complex Museum, which is located next to a new race track and a dragster speedway, is another component of the development in . Designed by Marc Anton Dahmen / Studio DMTW, its main function is to be a public showroom for the King‘s private collection of vintage racing cars. Besides the main exhibition hall with approximately 50 cars, it also houses a pit building including a garage for restaurant, a driving school for kids, a small conference center, a cinema and some private VIP spaces. More images and architects’ description after the break.

S Cube Chalet / AGi architects

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Architects: AGi architects
Location: City,
Project Area: 750 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Nelson Garrido

MOP House / AGI Architects

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Architects: AGI Architects
Location: , Kuwait
Design Team: Joaquin Pérez-Goicoechea, Nasser B. Abulhasan, Gwenola Kergall, Georg Thesing, Lucía Sánchez Salmón, María Eugenia Díaz, José Ángel del Campo, Daniel Muñoz Medranda, Hanan Alkouh, Nicolás Martín
Completion: 2011
Client: Private
Photographs: Nelson Garrido

  

Al Hamra Firdous Tower / SOM

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Named One of the Best Inventions of 2011 by Time Magazine, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s (SOM) Al Hamra Firdous Tower will be the tallest building in . The iconic structure appears to fold into itself, creating an efficient form designed to maximize views and minimize solar heat gain. The commercial complex will be complete early this year and is comprised of offices, a health club and a high-end shopping mall with theaters and a food court. Continue reading for the architect’s project description.

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Client / Developer: Al Hamra Real Estate and Entertainment Co., Mr. Abdulaziz Alhumaidhi
Location: , Kuwait
Site Area: 10,000 m2
Size: 195,000 m2
Height: 412 m (74 stories)
Completion Year: 2011

Ubon / Rashed Alfoudari

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Location: Salhiya,
Project Area: 60 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photography: Courtesy of archofkuwait.com