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The Fold; Pakistan’s first National Pavilion at the International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2018

Venice, Italy

Text by Farah Abel Jawad For the first time ever, Pakistan will exhibit its National Pavilion at the 2018 International Architecture Biennale in Venice with the contribution and help of a Dubai-based creative platform “Antidote Art & Design”. Curated by Architect Sami Chohan with the help of his design team Bilal Kapadia, Durreshahwar Alvi, Mustafa Read More

The Nomad Pavilion, A Water harvesting sanctuary for Arid Weather

Desert of Jordan, Jordan

Dina Haddadin Rasem Kamal The Nomad pavilion is inspired by the local Bedouin tent, one of the earliest shelters to protect from harsh conditions. The vision is to create a new interpretation of the authentic tent, blending with its surrounding yet standing out as a sanctuary for visitors; to become a shaded oasis, a gathering rest Read More

Fikra Tables , by KALO

Sharjah, UAE

Ammar Kalo 2018 Ammar Kalo designed a series of tables with a bulbous body using recycled crumb rubber, which appears to have been sliced in half, revealing a solid white oak interior. The table tops are made of white oak panels and cerused with pink paint, picking up hues from its surroundings. The hovering black masses Read More

Rumi at the Library

Amman, Jordan

Greenwood Barton Architects 2016 The cafe is located within the Abdel Hamid Shoman Library, it is accessed via the reading spaces and bookshelves of the library. Like the original Rumi cafe in Jebal Al Weibdeh, it is a place of creative exchange and community but also provides for those who wish to work, study or 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