Urban Forest

If you are tired of looking at rigid building designs, this post is surely going to blow you away! Designing is an art and one rarely envisions such path breaking ideas. This building, modeled by MAD architects will be located in Chonquing, China. Connected by a core cylindrical structure, each floor has been placed a […]

Masjids around the world

  Fatma Masjid in Kuwait Jamie Asr Masjid in Brunei (night) Koutoubia Masjid in Marakesh – Morocco Kul Sharif Masjid in Kazan – Russia Larabanga Masjid in Ghana Masjid Al Nabawi in Madinah – Saudi Arabia Masjid in Akhaltsikhe – Georgia Masjid in Bangladesh Masjid in Bobo Dioulasso – Burkina Faso Masjid in Gauteng – […]

The Benefits of Islamic Finance Instruments for Russian Businesses

The Benefits of Islamic Finance Instruments for Russian Businesses 15 December 2009 Pepelyaev, Goltsblat and Partners Rustam Vakhitov Senior manager of international taxation group Pepelyaev, Goltsblat and Partners Islamic finance is gaining more business interest worldwide as well as in Russia. Why has this way of doing business gained so much popularity over the recent years? The […]

Islamic Finance in Russia: Issues and Solutions

Islamic Finance in Russia: Issues and Solutions 15 December 2009 Norton Rose LLP Farmida Bi Partner, International Securities Team Norton Rose LLP Islamic finance is the fastest growing market in ethical finance with an annual average growth rate of between 10 percent and 20 percent. Current global Islamic finance assets stand at $800 billion and are […]

India, China will economically surpass U.S., U.K. in 2048

By Andrew Nusca | Nov 25, 2009 | 7 Comments In a speech at TEDIndia, statistician Hans Rosling predicted the exact date that India and China’s economies will catch up with the U.S. and the U.K. Background about Rosling: He’s a doctor and professor of global health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute who previously identified a […]

The Cyber Sea

December 8, 2009 | 1 comments World’s First Internet Undersea Science Station Boots Up [Slide Show] NEPTUNE Canada, the world’s first regional cabled undersea network, promises to usher in a new era of ocean sciences when it goes online December 8. By Anne Casselman      OAS_AD(“x81”); BENTHIC CRAWLER: Meet Wally the Benthic Crawler, the world’s […]

Interiors of the Air Force 1

Interiors of the Air Force 1 Dec 8th 2009,   tweetmeme_url = ‘http://www.home-designing.com/2009/12/interiors-of-the-air-force-1’; tweetmeme_source = ‘homedesigning’; Air Force 1 has always brought with it a certain degree of curiosity and amazement for the laymen. Unless you are a member of the inner circle of the President of the United States, chances are that you would […]

In fear of 'Eurabia'?

 By Mark LeVine The posters encouraging people to vote for the ban, showed a niqab-wearing Muslim woman [EPA] The images were clearly intended to get out the vote, and judging by the 57 per cent “yes” vote to ban the construction of minarets in Switzerland on Sunday, they worked all too well. They included the […]