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Dewan to Design Nakheel City in Basra

The province of Basra has awarded Dewan Architects and Engineers the contract to design the sprawling Al Nakheel City, for which the foundation stone was recently laid. As a modern urban development, the Al-Nakheel City is expected to provide world-class and modern sustainable living, working, and living solutions for the population of Basra and help alleviate […]

Zaha Hadid Shortlisted for $1bn Parliament Complex

The Architects’ Journal reports that Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been shortlisted to design the new $1 billion parliament complex in Baghdad. ZHA senior architect Mohamed Al-Jubori attended a project briefing in Baghdad last month with Iraqi parliament president Osama al-Nujaifi. Hadid already has the contract for the Iraqi Central Bank building. The practice is […]

Zaha Hadid to Design Baghdad’s New Central Bank

Baghdad-born architect Zaha Hadid has been appointed to design a new headquarters for the Iraqi central bank in Baghdad, two months after an attack on the building left at least 15 people dead. Bloomberg reports that Hadid, aged 59, was approached by the Iraqi authorities earlier this year, before the attack, and initial talks about […]

Range Hospitality Launches 5-Star Development in Karbala

Range Hospitality, a dynamic, progressive and innovative institution focused on hospitality and real estate, has launched the Al Rawdatain Gardens development in Iraq’s pilgrimage centre, Karbala, to cater to the significant shortage of accommodation. Approximately 18 million pilgrims visit Karbala during the peak seasons every year. With a current shortage of accommodation in the city, […]

Re-Building Iraq with Style

Iraq Business News is always delighted to bring you the latest exciting new developments from Iraq, and it’s refreshing to see that the country’s building boom is being carefully planned and tastefully designed. Many new architectural projects in Iraq can be credited to Dewan Architects & Engineers, founded by Iraqi-born Mohamed Al Assam in 1984. […]