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Monolithic Volumes and Rhythmically Placed Voids for Mohammed VI Polytechnique University

Benguerir, Morocco

In the small town of Benguerir in central Morocco, Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura has completed the new university Mohammed VI Polytechnique with monolithic volumes and rhythmically placed voids to make up the aesthetic of the campus. Encompassing 55 hectares, the complex of structures (300,000 m2) implements a thoroughly thought-out urban design that suits both students and teachers. Read More

Highlights from the Global Grad Show 2017

Dubai, UAE

By Tasnim Tinawi The Global Grad Show during Dubai Design Week displayed over 200 innovative projects from 92 participating universities. The 2017 edition presented students’ work that informs the purpose of design under four different categories: innovation, equality, access, and impact. Brendan Mcgetrick, the curator of the exhibition, felt like these categories are imperative to the Read More

PIXEL visualization: Rendered Realities

Basel, Switzerland

In this age of technology, it is essential for architects to be able to provide high quality visuals to clients and viewers in order to provide a clear idea of what is to be built. Luckily, now we can find specialized firms in aiding this process. One of the pioneering firms in this specialty is Read More

HKZ2013 Highlights: Galleries and Installations

Various, Various

In the past 5 years, the Arab region has experienced a lot of changes and turbulences in both social and political scenes. People became more expressive and art is less censored and monitored. We witnessed a new wave of galleries and art spaces that support the local artists, take part in documenting  the Arab scene Read More

Interview// Nada Debs, Makings of the Hand

Dubai, UAE

Makings of the Hand Lebanese Designer Nada Debs on Contemporary Design, Culture, Aesthetics and Craftsmanship in the Middle East Interviewed by Ruba Asi “He whose hand does not work, does not work his mind”. Anonymous Meticulously handcrafted to a perfection that nearly inspires a tantalizing tactility, her pieces are an incarnation of a forsaken Levantine Read More