Architecture

Terrazzo Floors and Plush Stairs in Sandra Mansour Showroom

Beirut, Lebanon

Marc Dibeh Studio 2018 Sandra Mansour’s new showroom in Beirut‘s Gemmayze district has been designed as a fresh, joyful and timeless space. In this large open volume, the stylist did not want to be burdened with furniture and accessories, highlighting her creations. The starting point was the floor: A seamless casting of terrazzo with different Read More

Edoardo Tresoldi’s New Wire Mesh Fortress in Riyadh

Riyadh, KSA

Studio Studio Studio2019 Gharfa stages the intimate relationship between man, landscape and architecture through the reinterpretation of the human relationship with cultural archetypes. An experiential pavilion installation within the temporary creative project “Diriyah Oasis”, designed and curated by Dubai-based studio Designlab Experience, and located in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh. Situated in close proximity Read More

Design is an attitude: Minjara Editions

Tripoli, Lebanon

2019Al Minjara Edited by Sulaf Al Halaseh Minjara: Reviving Tripoli’s Woodcraft Heritage through the inventiveness of some local designers and design studios minjara creates, through its trusted craftsmen, a line of limited hand-selected pieces that inspires beauty and originality. Ten Lebanese signatures developed a first collection for “Minjara Editions”. Hand in hand with Tripolitan carpenters, Read More

Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

Aqaba, Jordan

Oppenheim Architecture 2019 Pictures by: Rory Gardiner The distinct architectural form of the Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse establishes a unique connection with nature by capturing the elemental, vibrant beauty of the rolling desert landscape. A massive concrete shell drapes over the program areas, enveloping the interior and exterior walls of each volume. The curved Read More

Diwan Amiri Quarter the First Phase of Msheireb Downtown Doha

Doha, Qatar

Allies and Morrison2015 Msheireb Downtown Doha creates a dynamic, sustainable urban downtown core as a counterpoint to a car-dominated, sprawling city. Msheireb’s first phase of public buildings has completed – the Diwan Amiri Quarter – with the remaining phases due for completion by 2022. The Quarter comprises three stone-clad public buildings and a large sacred Read More