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The Place That Remains; Lebanon’s National Pavilion at the International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2018

Venice, Italy

Text by Farah Abdel Jawad For the 16th International Architecture Biennale in Venice, Lebanon will be participating for the first time along with four other Arab countries and will have its own Pavilion in the Arsenale. Preparatory Sketch, Beirut River watershed, 2018, ©Hala Younes Lebanon’s Pavilion will go under the title of “The Place That Remains” 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

PROTO-PIECES, a student exhibition of furniture work designed and fabricated in AUS

Sharja, UAE

Sharja, UAE Proto-pieces is an exhibition of furniture work designed and fabricated in CAAD (Collage of Architecture, Art and Design) and by students with Assistant Professor and Designer Ammar Kalo in his IDE 335 Furniture Design Basics Class, Fall of 2017, at American University of Sharjah. Each of the 12 students worked very closely with Read More

Highlights from the Global Grad Show 2017

Dubai, UAE

By Tasnim Tinawi The Global Grad Show during Dubai Design Week displayed over 200 innovative projects from 92 participating universities. The 2017 edition presented students’ work that informs the purpose of design under four different categories: innovation, equality, access, and impact. Brendan Mcgetrick, the curator of the exhibition, felt like these categories are imperative to the Read More

Louvre Abu Dhabi by Jean Nouvel

Abu Dhabi, UAE

The much-anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi will open to the public on Saturday, November 11, an archipelago that is protected by a parasol creating a rain of light. Jean Nouvel 97,000 m² Like the stars that guide the nomad in the desert, Jean Nouvel’s dome invites us to look up and contemplate our world. At the Read More