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Jameel Arts Centre, the innovative cultural destination developed by Art Jameel

Dubai, UAE

Serie Architects 2018 Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, Courtesy Art Jameel Photography: Mohamed Somji Jameel Arts Centre, designed by award-winning Serie Architects, opened its doors in Dubai on 11.11.2018. The much-anticipated Art Centre offers curated exhibitions, installations and commissions and acts as a hub for educational and research initiatives. Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, Courtesy Art Jameel Read More

The Abandoned Fairgrounds by Oscar Niemeyer

Tripoli, Lebanon

Edited by: Sundos Abu Reyal Photos by Herskhazeen   Herskhazeen visited the abandoned Rashid Karameh Fair in Tripoli, Lebanon to photograph and document the status of the project during Beirut Design Week 2018 press visit. In 1963, Oscar Niemeyer was commissioned by the Lebanese government to design a complex for international fairgrounds in Tripoli, Lebanon. Read More

IRIS – a spatial ocean dynamo

Beirut, Lebanon

Concept IRIS is an attempt at resisting the expropriation of ’s open coastline returning the sea back to the fishermen and the local habitants of the Ras Beirut district. Through architecture, it materializes the threshold condition between two very distinct, yet concomitant entities: the dense city and the open sea. Waves transform the kinematic structure Read More

AA Visiting School Jordan – Desert Ecologies

Amman, Jordan

Jordan – Desert Ecologies Amman-Petra-Wadi Rum, Jordan Sunday 1 – Tuesday 10 September 2013 Event poster   JUNE 28TH 2013. The Architectural Association School of Architecture has opened registration for its newest AA Visiting School, held in Jordan on September 1st to 10th 2013. AAVS Jordan is an intensive workshop directed by Riyad Joucka, with Read More

Shell Star: Prototyping Public Space

HONG KONG, China

‘Shell Star’ for Detour 2012: Prototyping Public Space by Andrew Kudless (Matsys)  +Riyad Joucka (HKU) Hong Kong 2012 The Shell Star Pavilion is designed to provide an exciting shelter for participants during the Detour 2012 festival. The pavilion’s star shape references both the nearby sea and the 5-petal flower of the bauhinia blakeana orchid tree, Read More