Twin Towers In Kuwait City Reference Vernacular Arabic Architecture

Architecture firm Gensler has completed a pair of towers in Kuwait City featuring facades that recall traditional Arabic screens, with one containing offices and the other a hotel with interiors by Yabu Pushelberg.

The building comprises two towers connected by a podium topped with a roof terrace. Continue reading Twin Towers In Kuwait City Reference Vernacular Arabic Architecture

Kuwait’s Billion-Dollar Jahra Medical City

As the Gulf’s population numbers rise, so too will the demand for social infrastructure, such as schools, roads, and hospitals. The latter segment is, in particular, a hotbed of activity in the GCC, where a significant number government and private-sector initiatives are under way to expand the crucial healthcare sector. Continue reading Kuwait’s Billion-Dollar Jahra Medical City