Architecture

ABWAB: A Permeable Pavilion Assembled from Discarded Bedsprings

Dubai, UAE

Architect Fahed Al Majeed and curator Rawan Kashkoush in collaboration with Bee’ah, the Middle East’s fastest-growing environmental management company, created a permeable temporary pavilion for ABWAB exhibition during Dubai Design Week 2017. ABWAB pavilion was constructed from 1100 coil springs collected from discarded bed mattresses found at Bee’ah’s facilities to host the 42 exhibited designs Read More

AZ HOUSE

Adma, Lebanon

nabil gholam architects 2015 This sculptural, cube-like home responds to its location on the edge of a busy coastal highway north of Beirut by turning a blind, puzzle-box face to the street to better shield inhabitants from the noise and the gaze of passers-by.Punctuated by suspended gardens and corner openings, when viewed from the road, Read More

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Dubai, UAE

Herskhazeen has recently visited the newly inaugurated Concrete building at Alserkal Avenue in Al qouz industrial district in Dubai, UAE. Photos by Dubai based architect and designer Murad El Zagal OMA 2017 Text by: Mohammad Aljabi © Murad El Zagal © Murad El Zagal Pritzker Award-winner Rem Koolhaas recently opened OMA’s first project in Dubai after Read More

Mahmoud Darwish Memorial Museum

Ramallah, Palestine

“we will tell our story in our own words, we will transcribe our historical plot and relationship with the place, we shall inscribe the memory of place, and the place of memory” Mahmoud Darwish Shadi Abdulsalam © Paying homage to one of the most significant figures of contemporary humanitarian culture, national and international icon, late Read More

Toulkarem Courthouse

Toulkarem, Palestine

AAU ANASTAS 2015 Mikaela Burstow © From the designers: Thinking of a project as a process is the only common thread running through our work. Beginning the thinking of a project at the opposite end of the planning spectrum, from the bottom up, helps us merge into the deep understanding of local know-hows, and capacities Read More