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News: Design Middle East Awards 2022

News: Design Middle East Awards 2022

A memorable night and an event unlike any other. The Design Middle East Awards 2022 were held on November 11 at Sofitel The Palm Dubai. The awards honoured the best in the region’s architecture and design industry...
Article: Paving the Way for Net Zero Architecture

Article: Paving the Way for Net Zero Architecture

Whitespace Architects is acutely aware of the climate crisis and how variable the architectural industry can be with environmental objectives...
Article: Transform a City Before Branding It

Article: Transform a City Before Branding It

Most great cities have an organically created brand. If a city is competing with other destinations for tourists and business, it will need a distinctive identity...
Article: Should we Start Designing for the Metaverse?

Article: Should we Start Designing for the Metaverse?

Envisage a 3D world filled with real people's avatars that provides an all-embracing digital experience...
Update: The Place by Mivida

Update: The Place by Mivida

Latest construction progress in the project The Place Mivida by Emaar Misr...
Article: Residential Architecture Trends for 2022

Article: Residential Architecture Trends for 2022

For 10 years, Whitespace Architects has been creating beautiful, functional and sustainable projects for both residential and commercial use...
Article: Architectural Trends in Europe - Innovative Ideas

Article: Architectural Trends in Europe - Innovative Ideas

Europe has a rich and illustrious history. As a result, some of its most well-known buildings are also among its oldest...
Article: Spatial Planning in Architecture & Design

Article: Spatial Planning in Architecture & Design

After two years of distancing, it is safe to say that, socially at least, we are more aware than ever of our proximity to other people...
Article: New Technology in Architecture and Design

Article: New Technology in Architecture and Design

More engaged teams, clients, efficiency in processes, and better cost control?
Article: Renewable Energy Revolution

Article: Renewable Energy Revolution

In the United Arab Emirates, the combination of increasing natural gas prices and decreasing solar PV costs have made renewable energy more attractive.
Article: Integrating the Natural World into Middle Eastern Architecture

Article: Integrating the Natural World into Middle Eastern Architecture

Whitespace Architects is constantly thinking about how it can integrate architecture with the natural landscape in the Middle East by partnering with pioneering global Landscape Designers, and, in doing so create outdoor spaces that allow people to feel healthier, and more connected to the environment while improving people's lifestyles.
News: Architecture leaders Awards 2022

News: Architecture leaders Awards 2022

Standing on stage, as a team, receiving the Design Middle East award for 'Innovation in Architecture', in our 10th year in business... We are reminded exactly what the tenets of human-centred design are really about.
News: Celebrating Women in construction week

News: Celebrating Women in construction week

The number of women entering the construction industry has seen significant growth in the past decade and although women are still underrepresented in leadership roles...
Update: Cairo Gate

Update: Cairo Gate

Cairo Gate is steadily rising, with phase 1 progressing at a rapid pace to create a unique and distinctive lifestyle...
News: Amsterdam team appoints new Studio Lead

News: Amsterdam team appoints new Studio Lead

WSA with the great pleasure announce the promotion of Maciel Barreira to Studio Lead of WSA Amsterdam...
Article: Sustainable thinking in design

Article: Sustainable thinking in design

The intention of sustainable design is to "eliminate negative environmental impact completely through skillful, sensitive design"...
Article: Designing Better Through Data

Article: Designing Better Through Data

Tools for Urban Planners and How Analytical Data Can Allow Improved Resource Management....
Article: What environmental design means today

Article: What environmental design means today

Environmental design is a new approach in planning consumer products and industrial processes that are ecologically intelligent, sustainable, and healthy for both humans and our environment...
Article: Net Zero Buildings in Urban Spaces

Article: Net Zero Buildings in Urban Spaces

Carbon neutral buildings or ‘net-zero’ buildings share an ability to counterbalance, or offset the climactic cost of the energy taken by its operation. The building needs to be able to produce the same amount of energy that it ‘uses’...
News: 10 years of Whitespace - Celebrating our anniversary

News: 10 years of Whitespace - Celebrating our anniversary

Celebrating 10 years with a diverse workforce at Whitespace Architects...
Article: What it means to work in harmony with nature

Article: What it means to work in harmony with nature

To live harmoniously with nature is to understand and accept the non-sentient reality of natural forces. The greater this understanding and acceptance, the greater the harmony...