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Big Urban Project Winner at the Architectural Review MIPIM Future Projects Awards

Madinat Al Irfan, Muscat
Madinat Al Irfan Oman buildings
render from AR
MIPIM Architectural Review Future Project Awards 2017

Architect: Allies & Morrison
Client: Omran (Oman Tourism Development Company)

Rotana Salalah Five Star Hotel, Salalah
Design: GM Architects
Rotana Salalah hotel in Oman
photo from architects

Rotana Salalah Five Star Hotel in Oman – 10 Feb 2016
This building is the largest five star hotel in Oman. It comprises 400 rooms. Situated in Salalah, the capital of the southern region of the Sultanate of Oman, it is one of the most
beautiful hotels in the country.

Al Madina Al Zarqa – The Blue City, Muscat
Architects: Foster + Partners
Al Madina Al Zarqa Oman
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Al Madina Al Zarqa
Foster + Partners has revealed plans for a new, compact city for an estimated 200,000 residents that draws on traditional Omani architecture while offering a sustainable and contemporary lifestyle with the optimum urban density. Located on a coastal stretch to the West of Muscat, the scheme will celebrate this dramatic waterside setting, bringing development and job opportunities to the region. The new city will be called Al Madina Al Zarqa, which means ‘Blue City’.

Cultural Centre in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Cultural Centre Muscat
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Cultural Centre Muscat
Programme : New urban complex that brings together the National Archives, the National Library and Omani National Theatre. Located next to Muscat main gateway, on a 40,000 sqm area, the complex emerges in a unique landscape, between the sea and the mountains, as an oasis made up of palms and mineral columns. This new urban centre brings together the National Archives, the National Library and the Omani National Theatre.

Mutrah Fishmarket Building, Muscat
Mutrah Fishmarket
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Mutrah Fishmarket
The radial shape of Mutrah’s characteristic bay shows a clear relationship between the city, the mountains and the waterfront. The radial nature of the bay is emphasized in the form of the new fish market, which references both the former waterfront and the continuation of the cornice. This is further emphasized in the curved wall that defines the northern spine of the new fish market in Mutrah. The wall is suggested to be constructed as a rammed earth structure; sustainable, traditional, and refined.

The Wave, Muscat
Triad Oman Consultants International ; Meletitiki ; ER International
The Wave Oman
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The Wave Muscat
Omani Architecture Competes On Global Stage – And Is Voted World’s Best. Oman is celebrating the unprecedented success of The Wave, Muscat at the prestigious CNBC International Residential Property Awards. Michael Lenarduzzi, CEO of The Wave, Muscat, accepted the award for Best International Architecture which was announced at a glittering ceremony held in San Diego, California this week.

Yiti Resort & Spa Yiti
Yiti Resort Oman
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Yiti Resort Oman
Developer: Sama Dubai
Facilities include: 5-star hotels, professional golf course, marina, eco-centre, villas, apartments.
The development area is 420 hectares.
Location: 15 minutes from Muscat & 40 minutes from Muscat Seeb International airport.

More Omani Building projects online soon


Development in countries close to Oman

Bahrain Building

Jordan Architecture

Dubai Architecture

Burj Dubai Tower
photo from CB
Burj Dubai

Middle East Building – Qatar

Middle Eastern Architecture
486 Mina El Hosn Beirut
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