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Interview // Marjan Faraidooni on Sabeel 2020

Dubai, UAE

Edited by Sarah Hejazin HKZ had the chance to interview Marjan Faraidooni, Chief Pavilions and Exhibition Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai to talk about Sabeel 2020. Inspired by the sabeel – a community drinking fountain that provides relief to passers-by and travelers at crossroads, Expo 2020 Dubai, in collaboration with Art Jameel, presents Sabeel 2020: Read More

WeaveX, Arish Urban Installations

Dubai, UAE

ard ارض and DesignAware collaborated on a series of urban installations, entirely fabricated using locally sourced date palm fronds “Arish”. WeaveX was presented during Dubai Design Week 2018 at Dubai Design District to create a dialog between parametric design and the vernacular architecture of the Emirates. This collaboration is a strong attempt to promote a contemporary Read More

Ramel Cups, Molding Desert Sand to Reimagine the Bedouin Coffee Cup

Dubai, UAE

Tinkah Kholoud Sharafi Hamza Omari 2018 The Foundry by Tinkah set out to develop a material that tames the characteristics of the desert into a moldable medium. The Foundry has designed and produced the humble coffee cup Using a new material, Ramel. “Ramel” has the ability to shift shape into functional and aesthetic products that emerge Read More

Archetype, an Ethereal Installation for a Regal Event

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Edoardo Tresoldi 2017 Italian Artist Edoardo Tresoldi created a colossal ghostly monument for an event in Abu Dhabi, where he borrowed different elements from modernist architecture to create a surreal environment completed with suspended doves and cubes. The installation is set to be dismantled after the event and distributed around different venues in the Emirates. Read More

Bee’ah Headquarters

Sharjah, UAE

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) Design: Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher Site Area: 90,000 sq. m. Floor Area: 7,000 sq. m. render by MIR ©Zaha Hadid Architects Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading fully integrated environmental and waste management company has commissioned Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new Headquarters Building in Sharjah, UAE, following the 2013 Read More