National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters supertall skyscraper by Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners unveils "iconic" supertall skyscraper in Kuwait

Dezeen Agenda newsletter features "iconic" Kuwait City skyscraper by Foster + Partners

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features an "iconic" supertall skyscraper in Kuwait City by Foster + Partners. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now!

Designed by UK studio Foster + Partners to be a distinctive landmark on the city's skyline, the National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters has a rounded form that culminates in a pointed peak.

"The building incorporates a sustainable, functional, and iconic design that signifies National Bank of Kuwait's unique presence and identity in the city," said Foster + Partners head of studio Stefan Behling.

A low-impact alternative to "unsustainable" avocados features in today's Dezeen Agenda newsletter
British-made Ecovado offers low-impact alternative to "unsustainable" avocados.

Other stories in this week's newsletter include a low-impact alternative to "unsustainable" avocados, a solar-powered blanket that aims to bring renewable energy to those who need it and a collection of tributes to "pioneering and visionary" Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs, who died last month at the age of 54.

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