Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the one of the most beautiful structures in UAE that shows the heritage and culture of the country. It is the first majestic structure that people will see from the Airport. It is the project of the late President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and this eventually became his final resting place.
The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily prayers, Friday gathering and Eid prayers. During Eid it may be visited by more than 41,000…Read More
For the past week, friends in facebook and Instagram share their total expenses in Grab for the year 2018 or even way back to when they installed the app (most likely when Uber was gone). So out of curiosity how much did you spend in Grab for 2018?
To check your “Statement of Accounts” you can google Grab Hub.
And then you will log in using your phone number to which the site will send you a pin number on your phone to enter in the site.
After logging in you’ll be brought to your dashboard where…Read More
After three attempts, hundred bucks, and about five hundred meters up, is the At the Top of Burj Khalifa experience worth it?
Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world located in Downtown Dubai. It is designed by Adrian Smith as a Design Partner of SOM. The Building has a height of 829.5 meters including the tip with 164 floors, 9 of those are for maintenance.
The concept behind the design came from the geometries of the regional desert flower and patterning systems embodied…Read More
On the edge of Bur Dubai and Jumeirah district in Dubai, lies a contemporary structure that serves as the gateway to the Union House, the Etihad Museum.
The museum is part of the project of Dubai government to restore the Union house that witnessed the creation of UAE in Dec. 2 1971. Etihad means Union in Emirati, thus the museum contains the history of UAE specifically on its origins as Trucial states to the formation of country. It houses the history of the leaders…Read More
This Architectural Landmark is located in Za’abeel park in Dubai. It is the biggest picture frame in world with its two towers standing 150 meters high and linked by a 94 meter bridge. The project was an international competition won by Fernando Adonis where he conceptualized the project to link the old and new Dubai through an observation deck at the top, and by viewing the skylines of both sides of Dubai framed by the structure from a far.
Dubai Frame is made of reinforced concrete,…Read More
3d printing has been present since 1980’s. It is the process in which various materials like plastics, concrete or metal are joined and solidified by a computer to create a three dimensional object. It’s first application was back in the 90s where medical researchers thought of using 3d printers to combine with medicine.
In the start of the 2000s, 3d printing became a buzz because of the first development of 3d printed kidney. The technology then became popular…Read More
The Dessert Museum is a 12,000 square feet (about 1,100 square meters) space filled with delicious delights and “instagrammable” spaces for your friends and family to enjoy! Entrance to the museum is by groups and each will be given a maximum of 2 hours to tour 8 differently themed rooms.
It’s located at the ground floor of S’ Maison mall near Mall of Asia in Pasay City. Dessert Museum is the brain-child of the makers of the famous Inflatable Island in Subic, taking the concepts of…Read More
Saturdays are usually not considered as full rest days for designers. For some it becomes an extension of weekday production work, or for some it becomes a time to attend to seminars and talks for personal and professional development. On July 28th, it’s a rainy Saturday for attendees of B+abble talk. As a starter attendees are not required to wake up very early for the seminar, B+abble is scheduled conveniently after lunch and for most designers this time is perfect to maintain…Read More
Take a look at the 5 shortlisted entries for the New Senate Building in Fort Bonifacio.
BCDA invited several architecture offices to submit their credentials to be evaluated for the shortlist. The competition started around January and shortlisted companies were announced last March. For this period the chosen companies have posted their video presentations of their entries for public evaluation.
Entry A: Leeser Architecture
They are the only ones that posted a step-by-step…Read More