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Spread across Abu Dhabi is a delightful collection of mosaics, mostly in pedestrian underpasses.
Currently a festival is underway at Qasr al Hosn, which dates back to the 18th century and is the oldest building in Abu Dhabi.
Most drivers skip through this town as they travel towards Oman’s mountains and wadis, but Al Buraimi is definitely worth a stop.
Thirty minutes from Kathmandu’s international airport is Bhaktapur, long ago the capital of Nepal and one of the three important kingdoms in the region.
For a view of a less complicated past, stroll through the Al Ain Palace Museum and enjoy its understated beauty.
This morning I took a walk through Abu Dhabi, a metropolis of over one million people that has arguably become the economic and political capital of the Middle East.
One of the great joys of having access to Masdar City is to revel in its design and spectacular architecture.
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 ...
A visit to Oman would not be complete with at least a half day at Nizwa Fort, about a two-hour drive from Muscat.
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.