The architecture market in the Middle East

Atkins' concept image for the 60-storey Trump International Hotel & Tower on property developer Nakheel’s man-made island, the Palm Jumeirah, off the west coast of Dubai.

A dependence on the black stuff has been a critical factor in the demand for development in the Middle East. The region, keen to wean itself off its 30-year crude oil habit, has thrown itself into a development programme to diversify its economy that has left the rest of the ...

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