Urban

The 14 Installations Showcased at Desert X Alula

Alula, KSA

Desert X Alula is the First Site-responsive Exhibition of Its Kind in Saudi Arabia. An Exploration of Desert Culture, the Exhibition is a Cross-cultural Dialogue Between Artists From Saudi Arabia and Its Surrounding Region and Artists From Previous Iterations of Desert X in California, Taking Its Cues From the Extraordinary Landscape and Historical Significance of Read More

Stone Garden Tower Expresses the Archaeological Language of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture2019 Paris based firm Lina Gghotmeh — Architecture situates ‘Stone Garden’ Tower in the Port of Beirut as an expression of the current situation of the context. Buried 7 times through the ages, Beirut is a permanent Archaeological site which tells the story of its many layers of history. The fabric of Read More

Unit and Diaspora, 180 sun dials representing the concentration of the Palestinian diaspora

Balqaa, Jordan

“Palestinian embroidery serves as a tool that tells the history of the Palestinian people. It shows the beauty of their culture and heritage.“   Nisreen and Nirmeen Abu Dail from Naqsh collective continue to experiment with Palestinian embroidery for their latest art exhibition.  Showcasing its intricacies, creativity and diversity, and most importantly how it uses Read More

Aidah, a Landscape Installation Made of 50 Black Balloons

Dubai, UAE

Aidah – An Invisible City Illustration by Maria Eugenia Beizo Boano Prismontas + Ricardas Blazukas Dubai Design Week 2017 Aidah – a collaboration between London based architectural firm Boano Prismontas and Kuwait based artist/architect Ricardas Blazukas. “In Arabic culture Aidah means “one’s who returns”. We chose this name to build an a-temporal city where the Read More

Architecture and Representation

Amman, Jordan

Studio-X Amman “Architecture and Representation” is a public symposium organized by the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation’s (GSAPP) Studio-X Amman at the Columbia Global Centers | Middle East as part of a design studio taught by Amale Andraos (Assistant Professor of Architecture at GSAPP). By Studio-X Amman: The question of representation Read More