The international design firm AGi architects, led by Nasser Abulhasan and Joaquin Perez-Goicoechea, picked up the Sustainable Project of the Year Award for Wind Tower at Middle East Architect Awards, at a gala dinner held in Dubai.
Kuwait architecture news – Wind Tower Salmiya building design by AGi architects ; Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre building on Arabian Gulf Street by architects SSH ; inner city megastructure by celebrated Canadian architect and urban planner Arthur Erickson: final warning to Sawaber residents in Modernist Housing Complex.
AAP Associated Architects Partnership this project is situated in the southern part of Kuwait. Developed to fill the length of available shoreline, the development brings the sea into the desert. The five plots sit on one of the inner canals overlooking the sea.
This home, designed by AGi architects, is a reflection of the culture within which it is developed. In this sense, its point of contact with the location at ground level is a public floor dedicated to socialisation, for the gathering of family and friends.
New photos of Al Hamra Tower, the tallest building in Kuwait and 23rd tallest in the world. Designed by architecture offices Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and Callison, it is the tallest carved concrete skyscraper in the World at 414 m (1,358 ft).
New photos of National Bank of Kuwait by Foster + Partners, under construction in the city centre
The ASCC project will consist of six main buildings: A Natural History Museum; Science Museum; Museum of Islamic History; Space Museum; Fine Arts Centre; and a Theatre. SSH was appointed as lead architecture and engineering designer on the complex.
Designed by Designlab Experience with an architecture-led approach that integrated spatial form and social function, the production was designed from the ground up, with every element custom-made to create a unique and immersive environment.
Design: SOM / Pace
A unique shading system is implemented to overcome extreme heat, the design of which achieves this goal whilst ensuring each building retains an original and culturally appropriate identity.
The famous US department store, embraces the Middle East with a new stunning luxury emporium. The three-storey building covering 8,600 sqm has large display areas and shops belonging to renowned brands.
Design: HOK (London) with Pace (Kuwait)
The Central Bank of Kuwait building has become a new landmark on Kuwait City’s skyline, acting as a symbol of the country’s significant economic power and contribution to the region.
Design: Foster + Partners, Architects
Construction if the new Y-shaped terminal building will now be completed in four years, down from the initial estimate of six years,
Architects: Studio Madouh
As Kuwait City moves towards drastic and rapid modernization, the architectural values that should protect the culture, traditions of the city, and the individual are starting to disintegrate.
Design: AGi architects
It all started with a question:
Are you able to design an outside space that can be used 365 days a year?