Architecture

The Sheikh Nahyan Center for Arabic Studies and Intercultural Dialogue

Al Koura, Lebanon

Fouad Samara Architects 2015 CASID evolved from the concept of dialogue. Dialogue with its immediate site, architectural heritage, and wider cultural context of Al Koura and Lebanon.   Located on a gently sloping site with an unobstructed view of a walnut grove, the campus in the foreground, and the Mediterranean Sea beyond.   The building aims Read More

Regional Participants at London Design Biennale’18

London, UK

London Design Biennale 2018 Edited by: Dana Al Qottob  London Design Biennale sees some of the world’s most exciting and ambitious designers, innovators and curators gather in the capital to show how design impacts our very being and every aspect of our lives. In response to this years theme” The Emotional States” , participants from six Read More

The Abandoned Fairgrounds by Oscar Niemeyer

Tripoli, Lebanon

Edited by: Sundos Abu Reyal Photos by Herskhazeen   Herskhazeen visited the abandoned Rashid Karameh Fair in Tripoli, Lebanon to photograph and document the status of the project during Beirut Design Week 2018 press visit. In 1963, Oscar Niemeyer was commissioned by the Lebanese government to design a complex for international fairgrounds in Tripoli, Lebanon. Read More

The Fold; Pakistan’s first National Pavilion at the International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2018

Venice, Italy

Text by Farah Abel Jawad For the first time ever, Pakistan will exhibit its National Pavilion at the 2018 International Architecture Biennale in Venice with the contribution and help of a Dubai-based creative platform “Antidote Art & Design”. Curated by Architect Sami Chohan with the help of his design team Bilal Kapadia, Durreshahwar Alvi, Mustafa Read More

Areia Chalets, minimal villas developed on the Kuwaiti shoreline

Al Khiran, Kuwait

AAP Associated Architects Partnership Developed to expand the length of available shoreline, the development brings the sea into the desert to create a series of canals that are anchored by several docks and marinas and activated by many other recreational activities. The five plots of the five residences sit on one of the inner canals Read More