A photographic survey of the innovative structures coming out of the new cradle of modern architecture.
This handsome tome documents the most recent and forthcoming architectural developments in the Arabian Peninsula. More than 300 archival photographs spotlight structures designed by the world"s foremost architects, designers, and engineers in the region of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Yemen. In addition to photographs of recently completed structures, the superb graphics in this book include renderings, sections, and floor plans provided by architectural and design studios of buildings currently under construction. Supplementing the images, the text provides detailed technical descriptions of each of the buildings featured in the book. From the Al Shaqab Equestrian Academy in Qatar, with its state of the art facilities, to the sustainable architecture of the British Embassy in Sana’a to the Arcapita Bank Headquarters on Bahrain Bay, accessible both by land or by water, this volume encompasses a vast array of projects recreational, commercial and residential in a pivotal area of interest to architects.
406 colour photographs