Architecture (page 2)

Jad El Khoury, Turning War Remnants Into Art

Beirut, Lebanon

Jad El Khoury 2018 Text by Farah Abdeljawad It has been 28 years since the end of the Lebanese Civil War, yet Lebanon‘s landscapes and different generations are still suffering and constantly reminded by the remnants the bloody war left for them. These remnants have become part of Lebanon’s usual scenery the people are used to Read More

‘Spaces in Between’; Saudi Arabia’s debut Pavilion at​ ​the International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2018

Venice, Italy

Misk Art Institute commissions the debut of Saudi Arabia’s first ever Pavilion entitled “Spaces in Between” located in the Arsenale. In response to the theme FREESPACE set by the curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara for the  Biennale Architettura 2018, The Saudi Pavilion ​takes the idea of ‘Spaces in Between’ to explores five decades of rapid urbanization, looking beyond the Read More

LUMINOUS DRAPES, a modular pavilion made from scaffolding and IKEA drapes

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Studio Toggle. 2018 Studio Toggle was invited by Nuqat, a nonprofit organization based in Kuwait to create an outdoor space for their cultural forum “The Human Capital 2018”. The location given was the outdoor plaza of the newly opened Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre in Kuwait City. The design of the pavilion stemmed from a Read More

New photos for the musée YVES SAINT LAURENT in Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

Now that the musée YVES SAINT LAURENT Marrakech (mYSLm) is open to the public, we have compiled great pictures from social media that are highlighting the visitors’ impressions. The images are showcasing the intricate detailing of the brick walls and the earthy tones of the building, contrasting the signature bright blue color of the neighboring Jardin Majorelle. The Read More

Preschool of Ouled Merzoug

Ouled Merzoug, Morocco

BC Architects & Studies 2017 The Preschool of Ouled Merzoug comes from a holistic architectural design, incorporating community dynamics, bio-climatic and a new vernacular style. In need of educational infrastructure, Goodplanet foundation aims to install a preschool with bioclimatic functioning, as an extension to the existing school building. The building is inspired by a new Read More