Kuwait architecture news – fire at Assima building site in Sharq ; Inner City megastructure by celebrated Canadian architect and urban planner Arthur Erickson: final warning to Sawaber residents in Modernist Housing Complex.
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?
Kuwait architecture photos – more building images from around this city including pictures of the key skyscrapers, retail, restaurant and residential buildings
The JACC building design is by SSH: it will showcase performing arts and create a world class theatre quarter in a spacious parkland setting. The cultural district will include theatres, concert halls, cinemas, conference and exhibition halls and a library archive.
New photos of this landmark building design by Danish architect Sune Lindström: 3 slender towers standing on a promontory into the Persian Gulf, the last group in the larger Kuwait Water Towers system of 34 towers.
New photos of National Bank of Kuwait by Foster + Partners, under construction in the city centre
Design: Ricardo Camacho + STROOP, architects – new photos
The reconversion of a formal garden by Kuwait Amiri Diwan was built in the early 1960’s, to celebrate the city’s modernization, and named as “Shaheed Garden” after Saddam’s Invasion in memory of the war martyrs.
New photos of Al Hamra Tower, the tallest building in Kuwait and the 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).