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7 days ago

Located near the Sharjah Corniche, between the pedestrian-friendly Al Mujarrah Park and Al Aruba Road, the Rain Room Pavilion, designed in collaboration by Sharjah Art Foundation, SpaceContinuum Design Studio and Shape Architecture Practice + Research, was created specifically for the experience-oriented installation that it houses. Read more on Middle East Architect (link in bio). Image by @ieva.saudargaite at Sharjah

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13 days ago

Activating a stretch of land along the historic Dubai Creek waterfront with boutique food and beverage, retail, hospitality and a marina is the recently completed Contemporary District, designed by award-winning Hong Kong practice 10 Design. Read our case study on Middle East Architect (link in bio). at Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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18 days ago

Mumbai-based Mobile Offices has designed a brutalist-style architecture school featuring a concrete monolithic structure with floating staircases. Read full story on Middle East Architect (link in bio). at India

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19 days ago

Iran-based Heram Architects has designed a residential building made of white stone that challenges various elements of its plan, the city, as well as ideas of form and function. Read full story online (link in bio). at Iran

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28 days ago

Located in Mada'in Salih, 22km from the historic Al-Ula region in Saudi Arabia, is a recently completed cultural event space called Maraya, or mirror in English, designed by Gio Forma Studio Associato. Read more on our website (link in bio).

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1 month ago

The Tashkeel Zen Garden, commissioned by Dubai-based art and design initiative Tashkeel, is a recently opened public space located adjacent to the organisation’s main art centre in the emirate’s Nad Al Sheba neighbourhood. Designed by UAE architecture and design practice Loci, the garden sits in what was once a skate park. Read full article on our website (link in bio). @loci.ae @tashkeelstudio #architecture #landscapedesign #design at Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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2 months ago

The architects behind the new Burj Jumeira in Dubai has been revealed. Click on the link in our bio to find out more. at Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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2 months ago

Located in the Omani capital, the Woods Bagot-designed Kempinski Hotel Muscat is a contemporary reference of locally-inspired architecture, evident in its façade patterns, the positioning of its buildings, and integrated navigation cues. Read more about the project on our website (link in bio). at Muscat, Oman

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3 months ago

Located in Karaj, Iran, Villa Safadasht, designed by Kamran Heirati Architects and named after its area, seeks to honour the Persian garden – an essential element to Iranian architecture. Read more on Middle East Architect (link in bio). #architecture #iranianarchitecture #buildings #design

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3 months ago

Designed by Irish designer and architect Kieran Donnellan, the Sliding Chapel is a non-denominational space located on the grounds of the ancient castle of Byblos, Lebanon. Read more on Middle East Architect (link in bio).

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3 months ago

Located in Fardis, Iran, Fardis Villa by DarianDesign features a wooden box on its second level, offering residents a private viewing deck of the surrounding garden. Read more about the project in Middle East Architect (link in bio).

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3 months ago

Atlelier Masomi has repurposed an existing mosque that had fallen into disrepair into a library and community centre in Dandaji, a rural village in Niger. Led by architect and founder Mariam Kamara, the Niamey-based studio also designed a new mosque that is located just opposite the new library, forming a link between Islam and the pursuit of knowledge. Read full story on our website (link in bio). Photography by James Wang. at Niger

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3 months ago

Located between the ski villages of Mzaar and Faqra in Lebanon, the 6,757ft2 Y Chalet - designed by Paralx - was inspired by the surrounding rugged environment and nearby natural Faqra Bridge. Its monolithic form breaks away from the Swiss chalet architectural language of the nearby homes, and instead offers a “timeless architecture of mass” that mimics the natural plateau of its site. Read full article on our website (link in bio). #architecture #buildings #contextualdesign #design #middleeastarchitecture at Lebanon

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3 months ago

Designed by Special Space Studio, the 450m2 Polour Villa in Teheran, Iran honours its surrounding landscape by taking visual cues from the nearby Mount Damavand and its valleys, river and pastures. Read more on Middle East Architect.com (link in bio). #architecture #iran #residentialdesign #context at Iran

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3 months ago

Regional architecture and design practice ATI Consultants, Architects & Engineers has designed the International School of Choueifat, a new project in the UAE’s northern emirate of Umm Al Quwain. Read full story on our website (link in bio). #architecture #schooldesign #aticonsultants #buildings at Umm al-Quwain

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