Architecture / design / Dubai / homes / Innovation

Dubai’s Next Shangri-La Project Realized

From the underwater restaurant at Burj Al Arab building, to underwater living, Dubai is ever topping itself for wow-power contemporary lodging/dining experiences. This one even includes a dose of marine conservation.  Of course, most of the units are already sold.  And, finally someone has built the bathtub view I’ve always dreamed of having–and it’s not … Continue reading

Cities / Civil Engineering / Creativity / Dubai / Emirates / Middle East / Sustainability / urban design / Urban Planning

Dubai Amazes Again with Indoor City Design

I’ve often dreamed of how marvelous it would be to have interesting places to walk indoors, safely at all hours, with some serious green spaces and entertainment options. During the day of course one can visit museums and then there are those dreaded American shopping malls–which people default to for the safety and climate control but are limited by fixed hours with an atmosphere … Continue reading