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Foster’s Apple Dubai Mall opens to visitors

Apple Dubai Mall is reinventing the traditional introverted idea of mall-based retail as a more outward looking experience that engages with the spectacle of urban life
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Call for submission – Emaar Architecture Day

Think you’ve got what it takes to design the cities of tomorrow?
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As Dubai’s Skyline Adds a Trophy, the Architect Calls It Stolen

Now, Dubai is about to gain another landmark. The Dubai Frame, set to open this year, is literally and figuratively a frame imposed on the overwhelming view
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The Politics of Starchitecture in Abu Dhabi

The plan behind Saadiyat Island is filled with landmark designs. It also shows how little influence architects can have on city building initiatives today.
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Butterfly Pavilion – Noor Island / 3deluxe

3deluxe’s Al Noor Island Park is the answer to the global challenge of creating new urban spaces that are both inspiring and thought-provoking …
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Dubai is building the World’s largest concentrated solar power plant

They like to do things big in Dubai, including a newly-approved concentrated solar power project that will generate 1,000 megawatts of power by 2020