Tag: architecture

    Minister of Health and Prevention visited Singapore Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, has visited the Singapore Pavilion at the Sustainability District, Expo 2020 Dubai to have a closer look at the latest technologies in environmental sustainability and the integration of nature, architecture and technology, through digital designs representing a microcosm towards growth, sustainability, and resilience, WAM […]

    UK government prohibited building a “tulip tower” due to the concern about the carbon footprint

    The UK Ministry of Housing has announced that the government will not issue a permit for the construction of a 305-meter Tulip Tower, designed by the architects of Foster + Partners, Archdaily reports. The reason for the refusal was concern about the carbon footprint and the “negative impact on the surrounding architecture.” The planning inspector’s […]

    Expo 2020 Dubai’s Urban and Rural Development Week explores resilient, sustainable habitats

    As global population growth continues to challenge the world’s existing cities and communities, Expo 2020 Dubai brings together leaders, experts and citizens to explore how we must transform the way we move, build, consume and live in the habitats of the future. By 2050, more than 70% of the world’s population is forecast to live […]

    EPAA announces the launch of 10th Sharjah Sustainability Award

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah (EPAA) has announced the launch of the tenth edition of the Sharjah Sustainability Award, WAM reports. The award, which will be carried out in cooperation with the Emirates Foundation for School Education, the Sharjah Private Education Authority, the Sharjah Education Council and the Knowledge and Human Development […]

    Alec Energy secures Dewa HQ contract

    Alec Energy has won the contract to provide a solar photovoltaic solution for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s new headquarters, Al-Shera’a (Arabic for sail), in the Al Jaddaf area of Dubai, DEWA states. To maximize the solution’s full potential, Alec Energy provided a multi-tiered solution which includes the delivery of almost 21,150 sq m of […]

    Dubai forms teams of UAE nationals to lead the transformation of public parks

    The first impressions of what Dubai’s redesigned public parks could look like will be showcased by the end of September, officials said here on Sunday. The update came during a gathering at Dubai Media Office of 30 Emirati creative talents entrusted with submitting proposals and designs to redevelop ten public parks, Gulf news states. The […]

    Natural wonders of the Gulf: Asir, Saudi Arabia’s summer destination for nature lovers
    19 Jul 2021

    In the high altitudes of Asir, green landscapes that stretch as far as the eye can see offer a unique connection with nature, Arab News reports. Asir topped the destinations announced by the Saudi Summer 2021 program launched by the Saudi Tourism Authority through the “Saudi Arabia Spirit” portal, under the slogan “Our Summer, Your […]