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Dubai Municipality strikes again: a new gigantic project

Dubai Municipality strikes again: a new gigantic project

It goes without saying that Expo 2020 is the most expected event of all time. Dubai has set the bar so high that it cannot get higher. Well, we know that Dubai can though. The last announcement was given on last Monday by Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality and Mohammed Al-Mashrom, the…

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Halal food trade: IHAF in Dubai

Halal food trade: IHAF in Dubai

Representatives from 10 countries have signed a deal approving the establishment of the International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF) in Dubai. The primary objective of establishing this organization is to harmonize conformity assessment practices in the Halal field and establish multilateral recognition agreements between member bodies that will facilitate Halal trade globally. “The agreement will facilitate…

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TRAVEL THROUGH CULTURE: DUBAI WELCOMES YOU

TRAVEL THROUGH CULTURE: DUBAI WELCOMES YOU

Have you ever created a travel wish list? Most people know that the more you wish to travel the higher are the expectations about that place. Try Dubai, you will never regret it. Recently the Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced the results of a satisfaction and happiness survey and the…

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The UAE faces its biggest drawback: dry weather

The UAE faces its biggest drawback: dry weather

Woke up by the sound of a summer storm or a simple rain is not usual for Emiratis. Thanks to an American scientist, Mr. Roelof Bruintjes, this is going to change. 17 years ago he was the one who shut down the request from the UAE government to help the dry country creating the rain…

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Design for the UAE Pavilion for Dubai World Expo 2020: the falcon as the perfect symbol for the UAE

Design for the UAE Pavilion for Dubai World Expo 2020: the falcon as the perfect symbol for the UAE

Architectural design is a leitmotif in Astrea’s latest posts, so let’s keep up with the ultimate news from the UAE. Santiago Calatrava’s proposal was formally selected following a seven-month design competition managed by Masdar. The contest, according to specific ideas, saw 9 of the world’s most renowned architectural firms submit 11 concepts. The competitors had…

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