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Prayer Halls born out of Rock Formations in “Al Musallah”

Abu Dhabi, UAE

CEBRA architecture2019 The mosque In the center of the modern metropolis Abu Dhabi lies the city’s oldest and most important building, the Qasr Al Hosn Fort. The Musallah stands in water to create a subtle privacy barrier without using walls, which provides calm and secluded spaces for prayer without visual disturbances.  At the same time, Read More

After Pressure – The minimal to no environmental impact furniture by Ammar Kalo

Dubai, UAE

Ammar Kalo2018 Bee’ah, the leading waste management company in the Middle East, has commissioned the UAE-based designer and architect Ammar Kalo to develop a unique communal table for Dubai Design Week 2018 as part of an ongoing effort to transform public perception regarding waste and its potential. After Pressureis a project that up-cycled construction aluminum Read More

‘The Block’ A Sustainable Approach for Public Landscape

Dubai, UAE

desert INK 2017 ‘The Block’ stands out as one of the most unique and innovative landscape designs in the Middle East for providing an example of how site-found waste materials can be successfully utilized to create a unique character and function within a public landscape.   This award-winning urban park project was constructed over a Read More

PROTO-PIECES, a student exhibition of furniture work designed and fabricated in AUS

Sharja, UAE

Sharja, UAE Proto-pieces is an exhibition of furniture work designed and fabricated in CAAD (Collage of Architecture, Art and Design) and by students with Assistant Professor and Designer Ammar Kalo in his IDE 335 Furniture Design Basics Class, Fall of 2017, at American University of Sharjah. Each of the 12 students worked very closely with Read More

Wasit Natural Reserve Visitor Centre

Sharjah, UAE

X-Architects 2015 Wasit Natural Reserve was originally a waste-water and rubbish dump. The rehabilitation process of the damaged eco-system started in 2005, 40,000m2 of rubbish removed, 35,000 trees been re-planted, healing the land from toxic chemicals and conservation of the Unique salt flats and coastal sand dunes. After years of efforts to bring the non-migratory Read More