Archives for Construction and architecture
In case you missed it, Dubai Holding has announced it will build the mother of all malls, the Mall of the World.
Baku is gaining international recognition as a center of cutting-edge architectural design, though not all are enthused.
Start your Sri Lanka adventure in Kandy. The center of town lies around Kandy Lake, a manmade lake built during the early 19th century.
The highlight of Abu Dhabi is undoubtedly the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque--notably the small details.
Muscat's architecture is stunning thanks to local building codes that require buildings to reflect aspects of Arabian design. Walking along the Corniche is a start.
Dominating the skyline of Abu Dhabi, the 82 domes at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque soar into the sky.
While cities only take up a few percentage points of the earth’s total landmass, they contribute up to 80% of the world’s emitted carbon. Yet they will hold the answers to climate change.
One example of Abu Dhabi’s rapid development is Al Mayrah Island, which is becoming another booming pocket of commerce and tourism.
Near Bahla Fort in Oman is Jabreen Castle, one of the most impressive sights in a nation already brimming with Middle East history and culture.
Balha Fort stares you down as you drive through the town with which it shares the same name.
My first memory of walking through Plaza Independencia in Montevideo always reminds me why I love this corner of South America.
Ibri Castle is the gateway into northeastern Oman and the town itself is worth an overnight stay if you are on the way to Nizwa and Muscat.