Tag: development

Mixed messages

Mixed messages

17 Jan, '1110 Comments

This is on Al-Wasat‘s front page this morning: On the right, the Crown Prince inaugurates the building of a low income community of 444 much needed houses in Malkiya, one of the Bahraini fishing villages. While on the left, a picture of two children of 12 years old sitting on a bench inside the court […]

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Cementing the GCC ties

Cementing the GCC ties

12 Jun, '0815 Comments

We’re having yet another “crisis” in Bahrain. This time, it comes in cementy flavour! FOREIGN racketeers are being blamed for a cement crisis which has crippled Bahrain’s construction industry.The suspension of supplies from Saudi is costing Bahrain’s contractors more than BD4 million a day, says sources. [GDN 12.06.08] Let me first confess that I don’t […]

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Zoning (almost) completed

16 Apr, '082 Comments

Bahrain launched its much awaiting National Plan in which the whole country is finally zoned and huge infrastructural projects announced.

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Bahrain 2030, according to SOM

Bahrain 2030, according to SOM

28 Jun, '0711 Comments

Khalid Muharraqi continues to create breathtaking images in digital media; one of his recent forays is the creation of a series of conceptual images for Skidmore, Owing and Merril of what Bahrain could look like in 2030, just 23 years from now. Click on both links provided above to view the raw images in the […]

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Fishy logic

Fishy logic

21 Jun, '0713 Comments

The huge Bahrain Bay development on the coast of Manama, virtually next to the Bahrain Financial Harbour development and opposite those energy efficient Bahrain World Trade Twin Towers, is experiencing a little problem with the little reef they are built upon so as a responsible company, they applied for permission to eradicate those pesky reefs […]

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