Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
No words can describe this April 17, your captions will
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Zoom in! This is your Dubai in a single image
On our sixth birthday, we are all about pictures. So here is our #mydubai offering. Using zoom.it, explore the city.
Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3
British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.
In pictures: Miele puts art in coffee making
Miele has devoted itself to the art of preparing the black liquid with its beautifully designed coffee machines, living up to its mantra of turning kitchens into cafés.
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August 21, 2012
The Princess Tower apartment block in Dubai holds the Guinness record for world's tallest residential tower and rises 413.4 metres above Dubai Marina.
August 14, 2012
Poised over the Yas Marina Circuit, the Yas Viceroy hotel has become an Abu Dhabi landmark.
August 7, 2012
Ajman Academy designers are creating a school that will make education an enjoyable experience.
July 31, 2012
Dh280m facility in Al Ain represents Sheikh Zayed's love of UAE and environment, while teaching about our past, present and future.
July 24, 2012
Architect behind Spine mosque says houses of worship should complement the times in which they are built.
July 17, 2012
Almas Tower, in the middle of Jumeirah Lakes Towers, is the tallest business tower in the Middle East.
July 10, 2012
Not every noteworthy architectural project is flashy: nine new pedestrian bridges in Abu Dhabi succeed by fitting into their surroundings.
July 3, 2012
The old Toyota building might not be much to look at but its residents say they would not live anywhere else. Experts in architecture say while it is aesthetically unremarkable, it is a vital piece of the Dubai cityscape.
September 2, 2011
The story of Atlantis, the mythical island that was swallowed by the ocean, is depicted in eight murals 19 metres above the lobby floor.
August 25, 2011
Modern icons: Aldar headquarters, shaped lke a giant coin, was a challenge for its designers.
August 11, 2011
The unique, wavy design of the new Rocco Forte Hotel in Abu Dhabi represents the sand dunes and deserts of the UAE, while its blue and green mosaic tiles symbolise its vast marine life.
August 4, 2011
The National Bank of Dubai building, a majestic 16 storeys, is almost ancient history in the context of Dubai architecture.
July 28, 2011
Modern icons:The Infinity Tower has a dynamic shape and was designed to look like a piece of art.