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    The Museum Of The Future

    The Museum of the Future is a visionary cultural institution currently under construction in Dubai, UAE. Link to project website.
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  4. The first thing those flying towards the Amaala airport in Saudi Arabia will notice is an undulating, glimmering form in the distance that looks almost like an optical illusion, much like the experience of seeing a mirage in the desert. It is just this, a mirage, that inspired the airport design for the ultra-luxury Red Sea development on the northwestern coast of the kingdom. The renderings have just been unveiled, with the terminal and control tower masterminded by UK-based Foster + Partners, while the master plan has been designed by Egis. The airport should be operational by 2023
  5. At the heart of the development of Al Ula will be Al Sharaan Nature Reserve, a 925-square kilometre space set to make the most of the rocky landscape. The project will focus on the natural integrity of Al Ula and aims to re-establish the rich diversity of plant life and wildlife that once flourished here. Inside the reserve, which is named after the surrounding canyon area, a luxury retreat will open in the archaeologically rich surroundings. It will consist of 25 suites, 10 pavilions and five resort-style residential estates, with completion expected in 2023. There will also be 40 additi
  6. The kingdom’s capital is also set for a metro system, with phase one on track to open in 2020. The Riyadh Metro is one of the largest urban transport projects in the world, with six lines covering an area of 176 kilometres and 85 metro stations across the city. Once completed, the network will be capable of carrying 400,000 passengers daily using driverless trains which will measure 36 metres in length, and carry passengers in three classes: first, family and singles. The metro network will also have a parallel bus network. A naming auction was held for a number of the stations by th
  7. Saudi’s second city is set for its own metro system by 2025, with three lines currently under development. Phase one will link the King Abdulaziz International Airport with the Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium, central Al-Ruwais and Al-Khozam. The $60 billion network was scheduled to be completed by 2020, although according to the chief executive officer of Jeddah Metro Co, the project will take five years longer than expected to be completed, due to do delays to the completion of Jeddah’s bus network. Source: The National
  8. Set to take the Burj Khalifa’s crown as the world’s tallest building is Jeddah Tower, which, when completed, will stand at an estimated height of one kilometre. With more than 250 floors, Jeddah Tower will be a mix of residential units, serviced apartments, and hotels, with a Four Seasons expected to open within. Designed by Adrien Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, the tower covers a floor space of 243,866 square metres, and will be home to the world’s tallest observation deck, 664 metres off the ground. The $1.4 billion project is forecast to top out in 2020. Source: The National
  9. At four times the size of New York City’s Central Park, Riyadh’s King Salman Park will stretch over a 13.4 square kilometre area on the site of the old airport, and will be linked by the bus and metro lines of the city. Highlights will include Islamic themed and vertical gardens, a labyrinth and a bird and butterfly conservatory, as well as a 7.5 kilometre circular walkway, and an 800,000 square metre “wadi”. The park also will have an arts section that will stretch over a 400,000 square metre area that includes a 2,500-seat national theatre and an 8,000-seat open air theatre. It will als
  10. Dubbed as Riyadh’s 'city within a city', Al Widyan will become the capital’s cosmopolitan district, covering an area of seven million square metres. The mixed use city and leisure destination in Riyadh’s northern growth corridor will be split into 12 districts, with more than 50 per cent of the land area dedicated to open space, anchored by large Central Park formed around Al Widyan’s natural wadis. The $2.7 billion development will be largely walkable, and feature entertainment, leisure, retail and education facilities, as well as homes and offices. Al Widyan will be targeting young fami
  11. Known as the 'pearl of Saudi Arabia', Ad Diriyah is set to put Saudi Arabia's tourism wheels in motion. It is the site of the first Saudi state, the original seat of power of Saudi Arabia’s Al Saud family. Ad Diriyah is located on the outskirts of Riyadh, and is set to become a major tourist destination. The $17 billion development will encompass several luxury resorts, including major international hotel brands, as well as more than 100 dining and entertainment options. The first hotel should be due to open late in 2021. Within Ad Diriyah, you'll find the Unesco-listed site of At-Turaif
  12. This mega-project along the Red Sea, in the Tabuk province, will border the city of Neom and the Red Sea Project within the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Natural Reserve, helping to establish a new luxury tourism destination. Dubbed the 'Riviera of the Middle East', the development will consist of 2,500 hotel rooms and 700 private residential villas along with a retail area with 200 outlets. Amaala will also feature an academy of the arts that aims to further develop young artists from Saudi Arabia and the broader region. The 3,000 square kilometre development, which will be spread across th
  13. This major Makkah development is one of the kingdom’s largest construction projects, covering an area of 40 hectares and costing $4.4 billion. A mix of towering hotels and residential buildings, once complete, the development will have the capacity to host up to 36,000 guests annually, increasing to in excess of 100,000 during Hajj season. The eight-phase project will see the construction of a twin-tower hotel, dedicated prayer areas, a seven-star facility and multiple further hotel towers. In total, there will be 40 towers across a built-up area of approximately two million square metres
  14. First unveiled by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2017, this $500 billion high tech city is the flagship project of Saudi Arabia’s post-oil diversification plan known as Vision 2030 that seeks to reduce the kingdom's reliance on hydrocarbons. The zone is located in north-western Saudi Arabia and is set to include territory from the Egyptian and Jordanian borders, spanning a total area of 26,500 square kilometres. It is being built on a site that is more than 35 times the size of Singapore and will contain over 450km of coastline. Neom will house areas dedicated to future technologies
  15. First unveiled by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2017, this $500 billion high tech city is the flagship project of Saudi Arabia’s post-oil diversification plan known as Vision 2030 that seeks to reduce the kingdom's reliance on hydrocarbons. The zone is located in north-western Saudi Arabia and is set to include territory from the Egyptian and Jordanian borders, spanning a total area of 26,500 square kilometres. It is being built on a site that is more than 35 times the size of Singapore and will contain over 450km of coastline. Neom will house areas dedicated to future technologies
  16. Dubbed the kingdom’s “capital of entertainment”, Qiddiya will span over 334 square kilometres on the outskirts of Riyadh, offering a mix of attractions ranging from a 20,000-seat cliff-top stadium to a Formula One-standard racetrack. Work has been underway on the $8 billion dollar project since January 2019, with the first phase slotted to open in 2022. In total, Qiddiya will be home to more than 300 recreational and educational facilities centred around five major themes: Parks and Attractions, Sports and Wellness, Nature and Environment, Arts and Culture, and Motion and Mobility. Americ
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    Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Hotel

    Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Hotel, The United Arab Emirates
  18. PLAYHOUSE Competition Hacking the home to make play part of everyday (a) Competition Overview Play is an essential part of all our lives, whether child or adult. Be it playing sports, a board game or simply sharing jokes with friends, play is just as important to adults as building a den or playing dress-up is to a child. The Coronavirus outbreak has left many of us having to spend extended periods of time at home in lockdown, restricting the opportunity to socialise and play in ways that we are used to. How can we use creativity to encourage play at these unique times? (b) The Brief
  19. The Student Annual Architecture Models + Artifacts (S.A.A.M.A.) exhibit is a collaborative design exhibition that focuses on architecture student model work. It is an annual exhibition that catalogs a curated publication of the best physical models that architecture students have made across North America. This is a call to all hardworking architecture students to submit images of their models to be reviewed by the Curatorial Practices Team at KSU-Arch (Kennesaw State University) and publish a catalog of the best work that you have to offer in a digital exhibition. Register by: 05-01-202
  20. Winners will receive a custom copper plaque featuring an etching of their award-winning project at the 2019 awards ceremony in New York City. Following the reception, projects will be featured on the Copper Development Association’s website and promoted in various publications. Description: Architects, designers and sheet metal contractors are invited to submit their copper building projects for the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program. The program recognizes and promotes architectural copper and copper alloy structures in North America. Eligible projects must feat
  21. The 2020 Architecture at Zero competition challenge is to create a zero net energy library for the San Benito County Free Library in Hollister, CA. Entrants are encouraged to highlight any energy efficiency strategies or systems shown. In order to demonstrate the building design and its performance, entrants will provide required documentation and may also include supplementary documentation. The preferred solution is an all electric zero net energy library. The preferred solution will not include natural gas and will use electric power. Register by: 04-17-2020 / Submit by: 05-11-2020 View
  22. Architects, interior designers, landscape architects, researchers and students are invited to submit works planned or written since 2015 onwards. PowerPoint presentations, not exceeding 5mb, should include a short explanatory text describing the project, its location, purpose, its uniqueness and date of accomplishment.. Run by Architecture of Israel and The European Union, the competition is international and organized in six categories: Buildings, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Conceptual Plans, Students and Research. Special credit will be given for creativity, feasibility, cl
  23. AIA National Photography Competition was founded to capture the photographic talents of architects and design professional. Top fourteen award winning images will be exhibited at the AIA 2020 National Convention/Conference on Architecture in Los Angeles, CA in May 2020. In addition, the images will be available for public viewing at AIA Chapters. Register by: 04-15-2020 / Submit by: 04-15-2020 View the full article
  24. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) is pleased to inform you about the launch of Global Summer School 2020 (GSS20), the 13th edition of the international summer educational program focused on redesigning the future of our cities. The Global Summer School will take place in Barcelona and in other cities or “nodes” worldwide simultaneously from June 29 through July 11. Global Summer School is an opportunity for ambitious architecture professionals and students alike to conduct multi-level investigation on the implications of emergent techniques in our planned environment
  25. Have an industry-changing design approach, research pursuit, product, or technology to share? To celebrate the state of the art—and the processes that made them possible—ARCHITECT invites design firms, manufacturers, researchers, students, startups, and inventors in all building-related disciplines to enter its 14th annual R+D Awards. This distinct program honors advances in architecture at every scale, from novel design and construction solutions to high-performance building systems and details, newfound building typologies, and go-to products and digital tools. Instead of focusing just on th
  26. 4 BHK Flats in Bangalore, Kochi & Dubai's Most Luxury Property Interiors For Now The Bangalore city has rapidly developed along the years with the growth of multi storey skyscrapers in Bangalore. Many high end residential projects are coming up in the city due to the high infrastructural and transportation developments. Moreover, the growing number IT companies and Multi national companies have accelerated the growth of real estate industry in the city. Bangalore is one of the most preferred places for home buyers and property investors. 4 BHK Flats in Bangalore, The Luxury Apartment In
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