Gulf Times - architecture
Nearly one billion euros raised, pledged for Notre-Dame rebuild

Nearly one billion euros raised, pledged for Notre-Dame rebuild

Six months after a blaze caused devastating damage to Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral, nearly one billion euros have been paid or pledged to rebuild the edifice, France's culture minister said Tuesday.

HBKU-CIS students explore Islamic architecture in Jordan

HBKU-CIS students explore Islamic architecture in Jordan

Students from the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) have visited Jordan to complement their studies within the college’s Master of Science in Islamic Art

China 'waterfall' skyscraper hit by torrent of ridicule

China 'waterfall' skyscraper hit by torrent of ridicule

Although the Liebian International Building is not yet finished, the water feature was completed two years ago.

Mumbai's Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings win UNESCO status

Mumbai's Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings win UNESCO status

Mumbai's Art Deco buildings -- believed to be the world's second largest collection after Miami -- were added on Saturday to UNESCO's World Heritage List alongside the city's better-known Victorian Gothic architecture.

QNL lines up several activities all through the week

QNL lines up several activities all through the week

Qatar National Library will host a lecture on Thursday on how the continuously changing natural environment of Qatar defines its past, present, and future.

‘Marchitecture’ programme ends successfully: Qatar Museums

‘Marchitecture’ programme ends successfully: Qatar Museums

The programme was launched under the guidance of QM’s chairperson, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, and offered access to 70 sites around Doha to QM’s Culture Pass members.

London mosques get listed status celebrating heritage

London mosques get listed status celebrating heritage

The London Central Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre in Regent's Park, central London, and the Fazl Mosque in the southwest of the British capital were both listed as Grade II buildings by the culture department.

India's 'architect for the poor' wins Pritzker Prize

India's 'architect for the poor' wins Pritzker Prize

India's Balkrishna Doshi, whose pared-back homes established his reputation as an architect for the poor, has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, highlighting his sustainable, low-cost style ...

China's futuristic library: More fiction than books

China's futuristic library: More fiction than books

A futuristic Chinese library has wowed book lovers around the world with its white, undulating shelves rising from floor to ceiling, but if you read between the lines you'll find something is missing.

Dubai's Burj Khalifa to glow pink for cancer awareness

Dubai's Burj Khalifa to glow pink for cancer awareness

Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, will be lit up in pink this week to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer, its developers said on Wednesday.

Le Corbusier buildings named world heritage sites

Le Corbusier buildings named world heritage sites

Seventeen buildings designed by Swiss-French architecture pioneer Le Corbusier have become Unesco world heritage sites, the Swiss government said on Sunday, opening up the chance of more funding for conservation.