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Masdar City

Described as a “greenprint” for sustainable urban development, Masdar City sets the bar for Abu Dhabi’s commitment to renewable energy.

 
 
 

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Dreamland

The biggest water park in the whole region. It is nearly two decades old but still attracts many visitors as an ideal way to enjoy the outdoors all year round

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Ajman Museum

Fortress of Ideas. It might be the smallest emirate but Ajman is full of cultural highlights, and the Ajman Museum is just one of many hidden secrets

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Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

The first museum of its kind in the UAE and stands as a cultural landmark of importance for both the Islamic faith and the vast history of the Islamic era

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Central Souk in Abu Dhabi

The Central Souk in Abu Dhabi is a Foster + Partners design, set in the heart of the old city and intended to reignite the shopping experience

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Tashkeel

founded by Sheikha Lateefa bint Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who addressed the need of the artistic community by forming an open studio to encourage creativity

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Burj Khalifa

Despite its intimidating height, Burj Khalifa is an active urban monument with something for everyone

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Abu Dhabi’s UAE Pavilion

An environmentally friendly architectural marvel. The Foster + Partners structure is home to the capital's art fair and holds the promise of a nation

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

A striking example of modern Islamic architecture and a space of worship, learning and cultural enrichment

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The Khorfakkan Cinema

A forgotten cinema in Khorfakkan awaits its next scene as a future film school.

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The Ayesha Bint Alsayed Ibrahim Mosque

Contemplation and community come into focus through an architect’s collaboration with nature.

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CAAD — American University of Sharjah

Student-generated spatial modification responds to concept-driven interior design at CAAD.

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Headquarters

The monumental minimalism of the UAE’s newest landmark articulates the chief role that the ADNOC will play in shaping Abu Dhabi’s future.

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Office of the Future

The medium is the message with the world’s first 3D-printed office in Dubai, which houses one of today’s foremost innovation technology incubators.

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Masdar City

Described as a “greenprint” for sustainable urban development, Masdar City sets the bar for Abu Dhabi’s commitment to renewable energy.

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Mleiha Archeological Center

Architect Sumaya Dabbagh’s building design opens a portal to the region’s distant past while providing a space for the cultivation of identity.