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
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
Artists Come Together for Reuse Festival in Kuwait
More than 50 artists representing 14 countries gathered in Kuwait this month for the annual Reuse festival.
Kuwait Fashion Week ‘Elegance and Stylish’
Kuwait Fashion Week proved to be a full 360° spectrum of surreal and daring surprises. Saeed Qubaisi presented a collection of glamorous decadence. The gowns hugged the models. The delicate fabrics were opulent and the sheer magnitude of the dresses was impressive. Angelina Jolin, stylist to the … http://bit.ly/1IbJkyM
Perkins Eastman To Lead International Team in Design of New University Campus in Kuwait
Steven Gifford AIA, Principal and Board Director of Perkins Eastman, says: Our international design team is excited to collaborate with PAAET to create unique learning environments and memorable architecture at the Al Jahra Campus. The design will help PAAET be recognized in the international c… http://www.anthemculture.com/2015/07/23/perkins-eastman-lead-international-team-design-new-university-campus-kuwait/