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Terra / BONE

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  • Architects: BONE
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  300
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Restoration Hardware, FLOS, Fornace Brioni, MatteoBrioni, Oryx

Lima Villa / Loci Architecture + Design

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1865
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, ORAMA, Siematic, CEA Design, Casabella, +1

Dubai Design Week Announces 2020 Abwab Pavilion

Dubai Design Week has announced the winning design for the 2020 Abwab Pavilion. This year’s commission has been awarded to Iraqi designer Hozan Zangana for his proposal Fata Morgana which features a series of seating components and seven pillars that symbolize each of the Emirates. The Design Week theme centers on redefining and reimagining the way we live and interact with public spaces under new realities.

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Taupe Residence / Loci Architecture + Design

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  7280
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Flos, Grohe, Casabella Ceramiche, Guttman, +3

Meydan HQ / Loci Architecture + Design

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  18285
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Modulyss, Guttman, Kaprel, Mosa

New Dates for Expo 2020 Dubai Announced

Expo 2020 Dubai has been postponed and will be held from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. The decision has been declared after the two-thirds majority of the votes was surpassed within a week of voting, opening on 24 April.

A City for E-Commerce is Under Construction in Dubai

P&T Architects and Engineers have designed a free zone development, “dedicated to the growing e-commerce market in the Middle East”. Entitled Dubai CommerCity, the award-winning project puts in place three main clusters spread over 530,000 square meters: business, logistics, and social.

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JKMM Architects Design the Finnish Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020

The Finland Pavilion for Expo Dubai 2020 draws inspiration from Finnish nature, design, and innovation. Imagined by JKMM Architects, the project also takes on elements from the local context, with tent-like features.

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The Czech Republic Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Reveals Desert Cultivation Technologies

Located in the sustainability zone of EXPO 2020 Dubai, the Czech pavilion, designed by Formosa AA and R/FRM, is an invitation for discovery. Raising questions concerning desert cultivation, it integrates and exposes the S.A.W.E.R. system cultivation plant. Visible technologies form the main formal and visual components of the pavilion.

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Jaddaf Waterfront Park / waiwai

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  • Architects: waiwai
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Artemide, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, Transgulf Cement Products

IJP Architects and AKT II Reveal 230m Footbridge Connecting the World’s Tallest Tower

IJP Architects and structural engineers AKT II unveil their concept design for a new 230m Dubai Creek Harbour Central Footbridge, after a 2019 competition. Commissioned by Emaar, the project will connect the soon to be world’s tallest tower, the Dubai Creek Tower and Dubai Creek Harbour.

UAE Pavilion Searches for Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Portland Cement

Wael Al Awar from Lebanon and Kenichi Teramoto from Japan, both principals of Dubai based Waiwai designed, have been appointed as the curators for the National Pavilion of the UAE at the 2020 Venice Biennale. Entitled Wetland, the exhibition presents an experimental solution to the critical environmental impact of the construction industry.

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Asif Khan Imagines the Expo 2020 Dubai “Mashrabiya” Entry Portals

Asif khan studio has unveiled images of his first intervention for the public realm of Expo 2020 Dubai. Running from the 20th of October 2020 till the 10th of April 2021, The World Expo will have three majestic Entry Portals to welcome visitors from all over the world.

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UNStudio Reveals Recent Construction Images of Wasl Tower in Dubai

UNStudio, in collaboration with Werner Sobek, had designed a new high-rise for Dubai, expected to become one of the world’s tallest ceramic facades, once completed. Created for the wasl Development Group, the project is located along the famous Sheikh Zayed’s Road and directly opposite to Burj Khalifa.

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