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Bakr Bin Laden relinquishes major duties at SBG Incumbent president, Bakr Bin Laden has stated his intention to relinquish a number of key responsibilities at Saudi BinLadin Group (SBG).

Bakr Bin Laden relinquishes major duties at SBG

Bakr Bin Laden, incumbent president at Saudi BinLadin Group (SBG), has relinquished a number of his major responsibilities


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Completion uncertainty over Saudi Arabia's KAFD

Completion uncertainty over Saudi Arabia's KAFD

Changes to the design of Riyadh's King Abdullah Financial District have caused uncertainty regarding the completion date of the $11.6bn project
 
For sale: fortress designed by Leonardo da Vinci

For sale: fortress designed by Leonardo da Vinci

A fortress-cum-luxury villa designed by Leonardo da Vinci is up for sale in Livorno, Tuscany, and is expected to attract bids upwards of $5.6m from foreign buyers
 
Dubai skyline ranked world's sixth-best

Dubai skyline ranked world's sixth-best

Rankings released by real estate data firm Emporis state Dubai's skyline is ahead of city's such as Chicago and Shanghai
 
Kusunoki Architects to design Guggenheim Helsinki

Kusunoki Architects to design Guggenheim Helsinki

Paris-based Moreau Kusunoki Architectes has been named the surprise winner of a competition to design the Guggenheim Helsinki
 

 

World Building of the Year 2015 shortlist unveiled

World Building of the Year 2015 shortlist unveiled

A selection of Middle East projects have made the shortlist for World Building of the Year 2015
 
Underground spaces to combat GCC summer downtime

Underground spaces to combat GCC summer downtime

Atkins consultant David Sammons makes a case for underground infrastructure to improve transportation during the GCC's hot summer months
 
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill to design Burj 2020

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill to design Burj 2020

The architects will design Burj 2020, slated to be the world's tallest commercial building when complete
 
KEO reveals Kuwait Investment Authority HQ designs

KEO reveals Kuwait Investment Authority HQ designs

The practice believes the new building, inspired by traditional Islamic design elements, will become a "beacon for the city"
 
Herzog & de Meuron pavilions at Milan Expo 2015

Herzog & de Meuron pavilions at Milan Expo 2015

Three wooden pavilions designed by Herzog & de Meuron will highlight the Slow Food movement, which promotes regional cuisine and a relaxed way of life
 
Canadian architect to beat Eiffel with wood tower

Canadian architect to beat Eiffel with wood tower

Michael Green plans to overtake Eiffel Tower, the tallest structure in Paris, with a wooden skyscraper 35 storeys tall
 
Architecture must represent contemporary life

Architecture must represent contemporary life

Zaha Hadid says urban design must evolve to suit the "increasing complexities and densities of our lives today"
 
Dutch architect uneasy over rise of the machines

Dutch architect uneasy over rise of the machines

Smart technology has a potentially sinister side warns Rem Koolhaus
 
Frank Gehry scoops Getty Medal for architecture

Frank Gehry scoops Getty Medal for architecture

The J. Paul Getty Medal for 2015 has been awarded to Frank Gehry in recognition of his services to architecture, art, and conservation of the urban environment
 
Design influences daily life, says expert panel

Design influences daily life, says expert panel

Colour can help create personal spaces that promote a sense of safety and comfort, say experts during Index panel discussion
 
Pritzker honours late Frei Otto with 2015 Prize

Pritzker honours late Frei Otto with 2015 Prize

German designer Otto was named as the winner of the 2015 award in March, just days before his death
 









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