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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

Wifaq Club and the Rich Agricultural Heritage of Rabat

Rabat, Morocco

Groupe3Architectes2015 Located in the heart of the Souissi district in Rabat, the Wifaq club benefits from a rich landscape heritage. Upon entering, the visitor finds himself in a particular site, open and wooded, that offers depths of field that provide a sense of well-being, favorable for the practice of outdoor sports. Surrounded by dense and Read More

Elias & Yousef Anasatas debates forms and spatial configurations in Jerusalem through “Analogy”

Jerusalem, Palestine

In an effort to discuss the fundamental elements of the architecture of Jerusalem, Elias and Yousef Anastas presented Analogy: a project about the reoccurrence of forms and spatial configurations in Jerusalem through time. The installation debut during The Jerusalem Show IX in 2018 , which was curated by Jack Persekian & Kirsten Scheid. In their latest installment for “Stone Read More

MEAN* designed a curved structure sweeping in space for Audi Innovation Hub

Dubai, UAE

© Dennis Wierenga 2018 Audi commissioned MEAN*, Middle East Architecture Network – an innovative Dubai-based architecture practice, to design and build the Audi Innovation Hub in Dubai Design District for Dubai Design Week 2018. The Audi Innovation hub was designed to channel the Audi’s brand ethos of “Vorsprung durch Technik” or Advancement through Technology, and also, Read More

Interview with Basma and Noura Bouza on Saudi Design Week 2018

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Photos by Abdulmajeed AlRodan for Saudi Design Week Saudi Design Week returned in its 5th edition to transform Riyadh city into a dynamic and interactive design platform with a theme that explored the concept of “Sustainability in Design”.   Oasis Magazine and the Saudi Design Week team launched the annual design event to exhibition innovative design, Read More