Archives for Construction and architecture
One of the great joys of having access to Masdar City is to revel in its design and spectacular architecture.
Key to enjoying the Gulf in Abu Dhabi is taking a walk along the Corniche, and even hopping on a bicycle, if possible.
The Copenhagen-New York architecture studio BIG is among several leading design firms that won the competition to develop the 84,000 square-foot Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier, France. Located in the city’s Parc Marianne, the mix of park and ...
Al Hamra, Oman, a village still showcasing homes up to 400 years old, makes for a fantastic stop, even if you only have half an hour.
A visit to Oman would not be complete with at least a half day at Nizwa Fort, about a two-hour drive from Muscat.
Taron Margarian, the mayor of Armenia’s capital Yerevan, is generating controversy in a tacky way – by proffering a vision of glowing flamingoes for his city.
On November 9th, twenty years ago, the artillery of the Bosnian Croat army destroyed the Mostar Bridge, a treasure of Ottoman architecture and one of the symbols of Bosnia and Herzegovina. People reacted on instinct to the news.
The architecture firm a77 in Buenos Aires, Argentina designed a home that serves as a test bed for incorporating recycling into modern design.
In a region known for excess and bombast, Muscat stands out as an oasis of calm and sanity in a large part because of its architecture.
As one get settled in the United Arab Emirates, he or she is in a country that seems to be a 24/7 construction zone. Roads going no where are not uncommon.
The Armenian capital is throwing a birthday party today. Yerevan has turned 2,975 years-old.
One highlight during my trip to India earlier this year was my visit to Jantar Mantar in Delhi.