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Terrazzo Floors and Plush Stairs in Sandra Mansour Showroom

Beirut, Lebanon

Marc Dibeh Studio 2018 Sandra Mansour’s new showroom in Beirut‘s Gemmayze district has been designed as a fresh, joyful and timeless space. In this large open volume, the stylist did not want to be burdened with furniture and accessories, highlighting her creations. The starting point was the floor: A seamless casting of terrazzo with different Read More

Edoardo Tresoldi’s New Wire Mesh Fortress in Riyadh

Riyadh, KSA

Studio Studio Studio2019 Gharfa stages the intimate relationship between man, landscape and architecture through the reinterpretation of the human relationship with cultural archetypes. An experiential pavilion installation within the temporary creative project “Diriyah Oasis”, designed and curated by Dubai-based studio Designlab Experience, and located in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh. Situated in close proximity Read More

The 4 Themes of The Hangar Exhibition at Amman Design Week 2019

Amman, Jordan

The Hangar Exhibition, curated by Noura Al Sayeh-Holtrop, featured the work of over fifty designers from the Middle East and North Africa for Amman Design Week 2019 Edition. The curator urged designers to investigate new materials and aesthetic possibilities. New fields of creation emerged to imagine a different future, from the scale of the city Read More

Foster + Partners Completes Four Stations for Haramain High Speed Rail Line

Multiple Cities, Saudi Arabia

Foster + Partners2019 All images © Nigel Young / Foster + Partners Foster + Partners has recently completed four rail line stations in major Saudi Arabian cities: Makkah, Medina, Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City. These stations are conceived as gateways to the cities along the Haramain high speed rail line, a 450-kilometre high speed Read More

Basuna Mosque (Al-Abu Stait)

Suhaj, Egypt

Al Abu Stait Mosque by Dar Arafa Architecture, Waleed ArafaBasuna Village in Suhaj, Egypt2019 Photos by: Essam Arafa For 300 years the Abu Stait Mosque has been Basuna’s main mosque. It was built and rebuilt a couple of times. The latest building was completed 70 years ago, on the very same plot in the center Read More