Interiors

UAE Design Stories: The Next Generation from The Emirates

Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy Dubai, UAE   UAE Design Stories: The Next Generation from The Emirates, an exhibition highlighting some of the brightest Emirati talents that will appear at this year’s Salone Del Mobile International Design Fair, the world’s largest design fair.   Khalid Shafar, an accomplished product designer whose works have been widely exhibited in leading Read More

Apple Store, Dubai Mall

Dubai, UAE

Apple Dubai Mall opens April 27 Foster + Parters The 186-foot storefront at Apple Dubai Mall offers breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa and overlooks the stunning Dubai Fountain. Dubai — Apple today premiered its newest store in the Middle East, Apple Dubai Mall, with a 186-foot curved storefront and balcony overlooking Burj Khalifa and Read More

N.B.K. Residence (2)

Beirut, Lebanon

Bernard Khoury Built 2013 Located at the ninth and last level of the Plot # 2251 project which we conceived in 2008  and for which construction ended in 2013, this three-storey apartment is articulated through an independent structure capping the building. Structurally, the apartment only shares the building’s vertical circulation core, as well as the Read More

Interiors, Young talent

Ubon

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Rashed Alfoudari 2011 Built 60 sqm Ubon is a Thai bistro located in the core of Kuwait city. It overlooks Fahad Al Salim Street, a street well respected for its commerce back in the days. The space program of this bistro requires an efficient design for all of the kitchen, storage, and toilet areas; allowing Read More

Tatami Japanese Restaurant

Sharq, Kuwait

Architects: Jassim AlShehab Location: Sharq, Kuwait Project year: 2011 Photographs: Courtesy of Jassim AlShehab The restaurant is located in the business district “downtown Kuwait”. The design concept was derived from the integration of the “Japanese tatami mats” method of planning and the industrial ambiance of the city. Thus, the seating areas, wall cladding, lighting distribution, Read More