Interview // Marjan Faraidooni on Sabeel 2020

Dubai, UAE

Edited by Sarah Hejazin HKZ had the chance to interview Marjan Faraidooni, Chief Pavilions and Exhibition Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai to talk about Sabeel 2020. Inspired by the sabeel – a community drinking fountain that provides relief to passers-by and travelers at crossroads, Expo 2020 Dubai, in collaboration with Art Jameel, presents Sabeel 2020: Read More

OCOA, A specialty coffee roaster in Kuwait!

Kuwait City, Kuwait

2019T.Zed ArchitectsEdited by: Sulaf Al Halaseh Even though in Kuwait city coffee shops are famous and known for their special environment, as it is considered as the people’s main station for social gatherings and business meetings. However, OCOA has been known for its unique and uncommon coffee environment. “A different coffee scenario” Contrary to the Read More

EKCONCEPT Architecture Lab designed a minimal working space for their Beirut Office.

Beirut, Lebanon

The EKCONCEPT Architecture Lab recently reveled their minimalist in-house designed workspace at the heart of Beirut. The open space at the entrance is considered a working place for the designers to work outside the office space. The designers have placed a coffee canteen inside, a central reading area, a display space, and modeling rooms in Read More

DECKS on the BEACH Nightclub

Beirut, Lebanon

T SAKHI architects 2018 T SAKHI adds an additional layer on Beirut’s sporting club beach with the design of a mountable and dis-mountable structure, which can transform the coastal landmark into an open air nightclub in just a few hours. Central to the design is a large floating ring that flashes different light patterns and Read More

Monolithic Volumes and Rhythmically Placed Voids for Mohammed VI Polytechnique University

Benguerir, Morocco

In the small town of Benguerir in central Morocco, Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura has completed the new university Mohammed VI Polytechnique with monolithic volumes and rhythmically placed voids to make up the aesthetic of the campus. Encompassing 55 hectares, the complex of structures (300,000 m2) implements a thoroughly thought-out urban design that suits both students and teachers. Read More