Solar Innovation Centre Site Visit

On Thursday 20th September, Tony Kettle and Tony Archibold took a visit to the Solar Innovation Centre in Dubai to see the progress on site. The award winning design for the Solar Innovation Centre celebrates the unique identity of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Based on the principles of ‘divine geometry’ seen in Islamic art, the Solar Innovation Centre’s unique form rises to over 85m and is instantly recognisable, the design reinforces the parks’ notability. Find…

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CTBUH 2018 Polycentric Cities and The Future of Vertical Urbanism Conference

This October, Tony Kettle will be presenting on behalf of Kettle Collective at this year’s Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Conference. The seminal event will take place from 20th till the 25th October in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The conference itself will be held at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai. As Architects who work daily in the Middle East and Dubai, our team understand the effects of Polycentric Cities. From our experience of developments all over the…

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Friday Forum #15

Tony and Colin presented at this weeks Friday Forum, they spoke about their recent experiences travelling Dubai, and Abu Dhabi, the rewards and challenges of working in this region, and some examples of success and failure that they have witnessed. Share this page:

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DEWA Solar Innovation Centre Wins Sustainable Project of the Year 2017

Sustainable Design

The DEWA Solar Innovation Centre wins Sustainable Project of the Year at the Middle East Consultant Awards 2017. Sustainable Project of the Year “recognises projects that take advantage of sustainable building materials and processes to create a building or structure that is energy efficient and green-compliant, with minimal impact on the environment”. Kettle Collective’s Regional Director MENA, Tony Archibold, was present at the awards dinner which took place at the Ritz Carlton JBR, Dubai, UAE. The award comes on the…

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Friday Forum #13

Anthony presented at this weeks Friday Forum, his talk was about his recent experiences travelling to Dubai. Dubai is a fast changing city, and this huge growth is most clear when you examine aerial imagery from 1984 to today. Kettle Collective has worked across Dubai and this talk looked at the location, and development, of some of the these sites. – Anthony Tappe Share this page:

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DEWA Solar Innovation Centre wins ArchiCAD Sustainable Project of the Year 2017

Kettle Collective are thrilled to announce that the DEWA Solar Innovation Centre has been awarded the ArchiCAD Sustainable Project of the Year 2017. On the back of winning Middle East Sustainable Project of the Year 2014 and 2016. To find out more about The DEWA Solar Innovation Centre visit the project page here. Share this page:

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D3 Exhibition

This week Kettle Collective have featured in an architectural exhibition at our Dubai studio in the Dubai Design District D3. Kettle Collective took this opportunity to showcase the Solar Innovation Centre and The Piers for the local design community. For more information on the Solar Innovation Centre and The Piers visit the project pages here. Share this page:

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Top 2016 Moments

As a new year starts, we take a look at our favourite moments at Kettle Collective from 2016. We were honoured to have won such prestige awards this year, including the Queens Award for Enterprise 2016 and the SEPA One Planet Award at the Scottish Business Awards. Our sustainable approach to design continued to the success of the Solar Innovation Centre in Dubai being awarded the Sustainable Project of the Year at the Middle East Architect Awards 2016. Kettle Collective…

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An exciting entrance to Dubai Design District D3

What an incredible view… Our team and projects have been featured on the D3 entrance boards to the Dubai Design District. We are thrilled to see our boards as we arrive to the Dubai studio, featuring Lakota Tower and The Piers, alongside a team picture. Meanwhile our pictures are against a back drop of Downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa.   Share this page:

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