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Design Updates on the Doha Metro Network

Doha, Qatar

UNStudio in collaboration with the Qatar Railways Architecture Department2020 UNStudio’s concept design for the Doha Metro stations forms a bridge between the past and the future of Qatar. Referencing the notion of Caravanserais and following in the lineage of historic train palaces, the design generates social interaction and propagates place creation over space creation. One Read More

ACME completes Oman’s largest new urban square Marsa Plaza.

Muscat, Oman

ACME2019 Situated in the center of Al Mouj Quarter, on the western edge of Muscat, Marsa Plaza creates a new urban space at the edge of the Marina.  Opening out into the water and defined by steps and shading canopies, the square creates a number of informal spaces for water features and people-watching, seating terraces, Read More

V&V: a Minimal Gym in the Heart of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

Rabih Geha Architects2018 V&V is a neighborhood Gym and Health Bar located in the heart of Beirut. The space occupies the Ground floor and basement area of a longstanding building situated along one of Badaro District’s beautiful calm residential streets. The approach was to create a space for people to hang out, workout and be Read More

Open Courtyards in The House in Mishref

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Studio Toggle2019 Essentially an introverted composition of two separate living units grouped around an internal courtyard, the house is an interpretation of the traditional courtyard house.  Presenting a clean and serene façade to the street, the resulting massing can be best described as a white monolithic volume poised elegantly on top of a stone cladded Read More

The 10 Most Visited Articles in 2019 on Herskhazeen.com

Amman, Jordan

PEARLING SITE by VALERIO OLGIATI Muharraq, Bahrain The entire building functions as the entrance to the cultural heritage and the foyer for the Medina. The site contains ruins that form part of the UNESCO Pearling Path. Maraya by Giò Forma Studio Associate Al Ula, KSA The “maraya” is an architectural work of Land Art, a Read More