Kuwait City


20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

CTBUH Research

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

31 December 2014

Interactive Study on Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH

An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in...

31 December 2011

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011

Nathaniel Hollister & Antony Wood, CTBUH

The annual story is becoming a familiar one: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and now 2011 have each sequentially broke the record for the most 200...

10 October 2011

The Al Hamra Firdous Tower

Aybars Asci & Mark Sarkisian, SOM

Al Hamra Firdous Tower, rising 412 meters and scheduled for completion in fall 2011, will be the tallest structure in Kuwait. A new landmark, this...

31 December 2009

Tallest Buildings Completed in 2009

CTBUH Research

Trump International Hotel & Tower named tallest building completed in 2009; Successful year for the American high-rise. Over half of all buildings 200m or taller...

01 November 2007

Sculpted High-rise The Al Hamra Tower

Mark Sarkisian, Neville Mathias, Aaron Mazeika & et al, SOM

At 412m tall on completion, the Al Hamra Tower is set to be amongst the tallest buildings in the world. Setting it apart from other...

16 October 2005

Sustainable Design: Daylighting Study of Kuwait Autism Center

Abdullah Al-Mohaisen & Omar Khattab, Kuwait University

This paper discusses a case study of the architectural design of Kuwait Autism Centre that adopted, as a major design definer, the provision of adequately...

26 February 2001

In Search for a Local Image in the Arab City: The Case of Kuwait City

Omar Khattab, Kuwait University

In its earlier attempts to catch up with western modernity and civilisation, the Arab City has lost, whether intentionally or unintentionally, its local image. Since...