Ilse Crawford has collaborated with Bosnian brand Zanat to create furniture using a UNESCO-protected traditional carving technique (+ slideshow). (more…)

Ilse Crawford has collaborated with Bosnian brand Zanat to create furniture using a UNESCO-protected traditional carving technique (+ slideshow). (more…)

Israel splashes out in tourism drive

Incentives to airlines and Red Sea airport part of campaign to revive flagging industry

Incentives to airlines and Red Sea airport part of campaign to revive flagging industry

Swiss architect Philippe Meyer has converted a former office building on the shore of Lake Geneva into a house with glass walls to provide expansive views of the surrounding scenery (+ slideshow). (more…)


Swiss architect Philippe Meyer has converted a former office building on the shore of Lake Geneva into a house with glass walls to provide expansive views of the surrounding scenery (+ slideshow). (more…)

The regional markets experienced a quiet week due to the EID holidays. With Egypt, UAE and Bahrain being the only markets opened last week, Egypt was down 2.6 per cent…

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The regional markets experienced a quiet week due to the EID holidays. With Egypt, UAE and Bahrain being the only markets opened last week, Egypt was down 2.6 per cent with investors still waiting for any news regarding the IMF Loan and the devaluation of the EGP. Dubai and Abu Dhabi went down 1.05 per […]
GCC cities have big dreams when it comes to sustainability. Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha have already taken the lead with ambitious plans and admirable actions. But if the findings…

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GCC cities have big dreams when it comes to sustainability. Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha have already taken the lead with ambitious plans and admirable actions. But if the findings of a new report are any indication, the efforts of the cities on the Arabian Peninsula are yet to pay off.   In the 2016 […]
The upcoming Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2016), a leading industry conference and exhibition, will witness the largest display of green solutions in the exhibition’s history, according to…

WETEX 2016 is set to be held in Dubai this October. (Image: Alamy)

The upcoming Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2016), a leading industry conference and exhibition, will witness the largest display of green solutions in the exhibition’s history, according to the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). WETEX 2016 will be held from October 4 to 6 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, […]
Bahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp said on Sunday that its United States-based real estate arm had purchased an office building in Seattle, Washington, for around $223.5 million.   It said…

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Bahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp said on Sunday that its United States-based real estate arm had purchased an office building in Seattle, Washington, for around $223.5 million.   It said the 41-storey, Class A office building, known as 901 Fifth Avenue, was part of the company’s initiative to acquire “top-quality, well occupied, cash flowing properties […]

Iran supports any move to stabilise oil market -Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran supports any move to stabilise the global oil market and lift prices, the Iranian oil ministry news agency SHANA quoted him as saying on…

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran supports any move to stabilise the global oil market and lift prices, the Iranian oil ministry news agency SHANA quoted him as saying on Sunday.   “Instability and falling oil prices are harmful to all countries, especially oil producers,” Rouhani was quoted as saying by SHANA.   “Tehran welcomes […]
Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016: with many of Spain's young adults unable to find work and forced to move back into their childhood homes, a team of architects has developed plans to make…


Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016: with many of Spain‘s young adults unable to find work and forced to move back into their childhood homes, a team of architects has developed plans to make these spaces more suitable for adulthood (+ slideshow). (more…)