Architecture

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

The Mirrored Concert Hall in the Saudi Desert – Maraya

Al Ula, KSA

Giò Forma Studio Associate 2018 The “maraya” is an architectural work of Land Art, a vision created by the extraordinary natural and social history around it. Mada’in Salih, not far from al-Ula , was known as al-Hijr, or Hegra, by the Nabataean people who carved its magnificent tombs into the golden Quweira sandstone outcrops. UNESCO Read More

11 Regional Architecture and Design Photographers for You to Follow on Instagram.

Amman, Jordan

Instagram has proven to be a strong platform to share architecture and design landmarks for professional photographer in order to showcase these scenes and promote them an international and wider audience. In this article we’re happy to share some of our favorite skilled photographers that have an eye for capturing design and architectural shots and Read More

Sheltainer, a housing project for hope and humanity

Cairo, Egypt

UAE-based architects Mouaz Abouzaid, Bassel Omara & Ahmed Hammad proposed this project as a housing solutions to solve Cairo‘s Cemetery housing phenomenon for low income families using shipping containers. Sheltainer aims at targeting an important human aspect, solving a problem specifically for low-income families, students and refugees with simple yet accurate design for better humanity Read More

Modulofts Flexible Living for The Modern Citizen

Beirut, Lebanon

Fouad Samara Architects 2017   Designed in a response to Beirut’s rapidly changing and evolving requirements and rich urban living, Modulofts creates a new typology aiming to challenge the existing structures in the city. The 14 story building is made up of 7 duplex lofts that are Inspired by the purity of the traditional Lebanese Read More