WORLD LARGEST MUSEUM OPENS IN CAPE TOWN

WORLD LARGEST MUSEUM OPENS IN CAPE TOWN

The museum which is dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its Diaspora is expected to be officially open this Friday in cape town. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is the V&A Waterfront’s R500-million project aimed at transforming a nearly 100-year-old concrete grain silo into a …

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TEESSIDE UNIVERISTY PLANS CAMPUS EXPANSION

TEESSIDE UNIVERISTY PLANS CAMPUS EXPANSION

Teesside university has plan to spend over £300m on its campus expansion.  The university masterplan will see 15 projects ranging from new teaching and research buildings to a major investment in student accommodation.

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Professor Paul Croney; ”This programme of investment will transform the campus over the …

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AL LILAC SECOND PHASE PROJECT LAUNCH

AL LILAC SECOND PHASE PROJECT LAUNCH

Majid Al Futtain Properties and Sharjah Asset Management Holding has launch the Phase II Al Lilac neighborhood at Al Zahia. The neighborhood is expected to have a three-bedroom townhouses, four and five-bedroom villas and the newly introduced three-bedroom courtyard villas and will release 61 residential units of luxury four and …

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FIRST DNA FORENSIC LAB OPENS IN LAGOS STATE

FIRST DNA FORENSIC LAB OPENS IN LAGOS STATE

Lagos state government has announced that it has completed the construction of the first DNA forensic laboratory in Nigeria.

The construction of the forensic lab which was approved last year by the state governor as part of the criminal justice sector reforms designed to solve crime through technology and fulfill …

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SHEFFIELD MEADOWHALL SHOPPING CENTRE GETS EXPANSION APPROVAL

SHEFFIELD MEADOWHALL SHOPPING CENTRE GETS EXPANSION APPROVAL

An expansion approval for the £300m Meadowhall shopping centre has been granted after councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposals. The expansion is expected to transform the centre’s car park into a new retail destination known as The Leisure Hall to create a 1.1 million sq ft multi-level extension …

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RAFAEL MONEO AWARDED PRAEMIUM IMPERIALE PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE

RAFAEL MONEO AWARDED PRAEMIUM IMPERIALE PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE

Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has been named as the architecture laureate for the 2017 Praemium Imperiale a prestigious art prize awarded annually by the Japan Art Association.

Since being brought into the public consciousness with his design for the National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida, Spain in 1986, Moneo …

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DEYAAR UNVEILS DH1BN(US$272M) SOUTH BAY TOWER

DEYAAR UNVEILS DH1BN(US$272M) SOUTH BAY TOWER

Deyaar development has announced plan during the just concluded Cityscape Global 2017 to construction a South Bay Tower which is a premium residential, serviced apartment and hotel property that will be located in Business Bay, one of Dubai’s most desirable destinations for residents and tourists.

South Bay Tower is design …

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UNION PROPERTIES PLANS SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES CONSTRUCTION

UNION PROPERTIES PLANS SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES CONSTRUCTION

Union Properties, one of the UAE leading property investment developers has announced plans to diversify its operations and revenue sources by opening two new fully-owned subsidiary companies: Union Malls and Al Etihad Hotel Management.

The both projects is expected to be located in the heart of MotorCity where the Union …

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MAG CREEK WELLBEING RESORT UNVIELED

MAG CREEK WELLBEING RESORT UNVIELED

MAG properties development has unveiled its latest resort ‘MAG Creek Wellbeing’ at the ongoing Cityscape Global 2017. The Dh2.2bn (US$599m) project reflects the company’s ability to achieve industry excellence and exceed its customers’ expectations in the freehold sector by introducing innovative and unprecedented and paradigm – changing real estate concepts, …

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HDR TO DESIGN AUSTRALIAN DETENTION CENTRE

HDR TO DESIGN AUSTRALIAN DETENTION CENTRE

The new youth justice centre contract has been awarded to Henningson, Durham and Richardson (HDR), Inc firm as the principal consultant. The firm is expected to work with the stakeholders through the Youth Justice Redevelopment Project team to develop the design and masterplan for the center at Cherry Creek.

Minister …

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PLANS UNVIELED FOR NEW VENICE IN DUBAI

PLANS UNVIELED FOR NEW VENICE IN DUBAI

Plans are underway for the AED2.5bn (£516m) resort which is expected to be located in the World islands, 4km offshore from Dubai and will bring an authentic Venetian experience to the Middle East according to developer Kleindienst Group.

The new floating Venice  is designed to have a lifespan of at …

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