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Pictures: Dubai Ruler visits 61% ready RTA Canal HH Sheikh Mohammed visited the construction site of Dubai Water Canal. [Image: Twitter/DXBMediaOffice]

Pictures: Dubai Ruler visits 61% ready RTA Canal

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, visited the Dubai Water Canal project to inspect its progress


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Expert says BIM benefit not a 'monochrome measure'

Expert says BIM benefit not a 'monochrome measure'

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UK architects launch Doha Design Prize in Qatar

UK architects launch Doha Design Prize in Qatar

The British Council has partnered with Foster + Partners and Royal Institute of British Architects to host a $21,700 city design competition
 
Construction work completes at Beirut's The Cube

Construction work completes at Beirut's The Cube

Work at The Cube residential tower, designed by Orange Architects and located in Beirut, Lebanon, has completed
 
Tokyo mile-high tower to double Burj Khalifa

Tokyo mile-high tower to double Burj Khalifa

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Sheikh Mohammed approves Emaar's Dubai Creek tower

Sheikh Mohammed approves Emaar's Dubai Creek tower

Architect Santiago Calatrava's design has been picked for the tower, which the Dubai Ruler said will be "as great as Burj Khalifa and Eiffel Tower"
 
UK-based Atkins lays off 100 staff in Middle East

UK-based Atkins lays off 100 staff in Middle East

Atkins confirmed that it had laid off 100 staff as it seeks to reduce its operations in the Middle East
 
KEF Holdings to open $100m UAE plant this year

KEF Holdings to open $100m UAE plant this year

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Atkins launches new city planning method for GCC

Atkins launches new city planning method for GCC

The consultancy's Future Proofing Cities programme is expected to encourage consistent city planning in a region with nascent governance structures
 
EGBC: Outcome-based energy targets for skyscrapers

EGBC: Outcome-based energy targets for skyscrapers

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has emphasised the need for high-rise energy requirements to focus on outcomes as well as performance
 
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UK lighting design studio opens office in Dubai

UK lighting design studio opens office in Dubai

Nulty+ took the decision to establish its first GCC office in Dubai, UAE following a commercially successful 2015
 
UAE expert: Fire code update an 'ongoing' process

UAE expert: Fire code update an 'ongoing' process

Easa F. Al Gurg tells Construction Week fire code improvements should be regularly exercised, especially in light of recent regional fires
 
UAE's Midfield Terminal has 300 evacuation zones

UAE's Midfield Terminal has 300 evacuation zones

Integrated cause and effect fire testing will benefit the Midfield Terminal project, chief of Abu Dhabi Airport Company's fire and life safety operations says
 
US architect Pat Spillman dies, aged 91

US architect Pat Spillman dies, aged 91

Architect Pat Spillman, a major figure in the redesign of Dallas following the assassination of President John F Kennedy, has died, aged 91
 
UK studio wins competition to design Makkah Museum

UK studio wins competition to design Makkah Museum

UK design studio, Mossessian Architecture has won a competition to design Makkah Museum in Saudi Arabia
 








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