PEARLING SITE: a Forest of Columns Guiding You to the Pearling Path

Muharraq, Bahrain

VALERIO OLGIATI2019 The entire building functions as the entrance to the cultural heritage and the foyer for the Medina. The site contains ruins that form part of the UNESCO Pearling Path. It is an urban room for the people of Muharraq with the scale of apublic park. Concrete elements are placed along the property boundary Read More

‘The Block’ A Sustainable Approach for Public Landscape

Dubai, UAE

desert INK 2017 ‘The Block’ stands out as one of the most unique and innovative landscape designs in the Middle East for providing an example of how site-found waste materials can be successfully utilized to create a unique character and function within a public landscape.   This award-winning urban park project was constructed over a Read More

[Video] UNIDO’s Public Interventions in Tripoli During Beirut Design Week

Tripoli, Beirut

  UNIDO and Beirut Design Week teamed up for an Urban design competition. the objectives were to produce urban furniture as a direct result of a collaboration between designers and local wood manufacturers.  This has been done within the framework of UNIDO which is to support the furniture sector in the north of Lebanon. The organizers went Read More

Education in the city

Doha, Qatar

Learning from Old Doha: Education in the city UK Design Team: Alicja Borkowska & Iris Papadatou from you&me architecture Qatar Design Team: Fatima Fawzzy (AEC Consultancy Office), Alaa Larri Masterplan competition 2013 Alicja Borkowska and Iris Papadatou from you&me architects along with Fatima Fawzzy (AEC Consultancy Office), Alaa Larri from Qatar are the winners of the  Read More

KAFD Metro Station

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station Zaha Hadid Architects 20,434 m2 Concept The King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station will serve as a key interchange on the new Riyadh Metro network for Line 1, as well as the terminus of Line 4 (for passengers to the airport) and Line 6. The local monorail can Read More