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UAE building façades become tools of communication The UAE's Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, a Lindner project, is an example of how faades can communicate architectural messages.

UAE building façades become tools of communication

Façades in the Middle East, and particularly in the UAE, are being used to communicate modern architectural and commercial messages


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Design focus: Aldar’s Al Dana Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Design focus: Aldar’s Al Dana Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Designed by X-Architects, Aldar Properties’ new mosque planned for Abu Dhabi draws inspiration from Islamic architecture and the natural landscape of the UAE
 
Podcast: Can Saudi cope with a tourism surge?

Podcast: Can Saudi cope with a tourism surge?

CW podcast explores if Saudi Arabia is ready for a tourism boom, after an expert told this site that the kingdom lacks the critical infrastructure needed to support its vision to become a tourism capital of the world
 
Podcast: Lift-off for drones in the Middle East?

Podcast: Lift-off for drones in the Middle East?

Construction Week's latest podcast looks at why we are starting to see an increase in the use of drones in countries like the UAE
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – How is the Gulf's job market performing?

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – How is the Gulf's job market performing?

Season Two of Construction Week Viewpoint kicks off with a review of the state of the jobs market in the Middle East
 

 

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – GCC turns to construction tech

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – GCC turns to construction tech

The Middle East's burgeoning appetite for AI in construction will be critical to deliver future megaprojects, the latest episode of CW's podcast series finds
 
Design focus: Jeddah’s Global Business School

Design focus: Jeddah’s Global Business School

Benoy’s recently announced design for the Global Business School in Jeddah reflects Saudi Arabia’s vision to move forward
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Oil and gas projects

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Oil and gas projects

Oil and gas projects in the GCC is the topic of the latest Construction Week Viewpoint podcast
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Saving the UAE's architectural heritage

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Saving the UAE's architectural heritage

The latest episode of Construction Week Viewpoint explores why preserving the UAE's architectural heritage is more important than ever before
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Smart cities

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Smart cities

Data and technology are converging on the Middle East's metropolises as urban planners push bold smart city projects
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – UAE's marvellous mashrabiyas

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – UAE's marvellous mashrabiyas

The modernist reinterpretation of mashrabiyas is discussed in the latest CW podcast on architecture and design
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Future of façades

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Future of façades

Construction Week Viewpoint hosts discuss the future of façades in the latest podcast episode
 
Middle East construction supply chains must unite for fire safety

Middle East construction supply chains must unite for fire safety

Inefficient supply chain management can cause fire safety details about steelworks and stakeholder responsibility to "get lost, be misunderstood, or not be addressed at all", a regional expert says
 
Case study: Designing the steel structure of Dubai’s Nakheel Mall

Case study: Designing the steel structure of Dubai’s Nakheel Mall

As the sole steel contractor for the Nakheel Mall project, Rasana Engineering needed an interoperable structural design technology with advanced analysis capabilities
 
Design focus: Apple's new store at The Dubai Mall

Design focus: Apple's new store at The Dubai Mall

Aidan Imanova explores Apple’s new store at The Dubai Mall, designed to celebrate the Middle East
 
Will the region continue to build upwards in 2017?

Will the region continue to build upwards in 2017?

After a year without supertalls, what does 2017 have in store for the Middle East’s high-rise sector?
 



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