OPI Residence

PROJECT SUMMARY This project is our first real estate investment under the “Rethinking Rebuilding” program, the main concept of which is to “rethink” old obsolete buildings, redesigning and regenerating them from architectural and economic point of view. In this way we want to make our contribution to the urban land shortage problem. The original building…

BAKU URBAN REGENERATION

DRA&U in collaboration with Union of Architects of Azerbaijan has launched a cooperation agreement on the redevelopment of the historic district of Baku city defined between Azerbaijan Avenue, Mirza Aga Aliyev, Nabat Ashrubekov and Nizami streets.

TURKISTAN MEDIA CENTER

PROJECT SUMMARY The winner of "Turkistan Architect Awards" in Media Center category, this project seeks to create a high-tech building complex for media, tracing the evolution of Islamic architecture elements to its contemporary interpretation; its intention is to establish a dynamic center designed for editing and transmitting accurate information simultaneously contributing to the cultural development…

DRA&U wins International competition

DRA&U has won the International competition “Turkistan Architect Awards” in the “Media Center” category. Turkistan Media Center was inspired by authentic architecture of Turkistan, tracing the evolution of Islamic architecture elements to its contemporary interpretation. Considering as starting point a rectangular prism, we studied its creative transformations through a focus on the ‘arch’  as the…

KENYA AFFORDABLE HOUSING

PROJECT SUMMARY The proposed project comprise an urban development model which is aimed at being realized in Kenya in order to provide affordable housing solutions to the population of the country. The outcome of an in-depth study on housing production, materials and construction methods in Kenya is that residential masterplan developed on a site of…

DRA&U @ Azerbaijan

YARAT Contemporary Art Space invites you to the architectural lecture devoted to the topic of “City As Organism”. This topic will be described by Giorgio Pini Principal Architect and founder of DRA&U and general director and director of new technology development of DRA&U Jonathan Arbib. “Cities change and it is impossible to stop this process…