Tag: uae

MEAN* designed a curved structure sweeping in space for Audi Innovation Hub

Dubai, UAE

© Dennis Wierenga 2018 Audi commissioned MEAN*, Middle East Architecture Network – an innovative Dubai-based architecture practice, to design and build the Audi Innovation Hub in Dubai Design District for Dubai Design Week 2018. The Audi Innovation hub was designed to channel the Audi’s brand ethos of “Vorsprung durch Technik” or Advancement through Technology, and also, Read More

Lifescapes Beyond Bigness; UAE’s 16th Architecture Exhibition at the International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2018

Venice, Italy

Text by Farah Abdel Jawad Photos courtesy of The UAE National Pavilion The national UAE pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale showcased its 16thInternational Architecture Exhibition, which played along the lines of a contrast between UAE’s under-appreciated human-scale urban neighbourhoods and its iconic corridors of “bigness”. Installation view of the National Pavilion United Arab Emirates 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

Interview // Yasser Elsheshtawy, UAE Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale

Venice, Italy

Interviewed by Heba Najada HKZ had the chance to meet Yasser Elsheshtawy, Curator of the UAE National Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition; la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) and Associate Professor of Architecture at UAE University since 1997.     Elsheshtawy’s academic work focuses on the city aiming to capture, describe and analyse the Read More

Feature// Gallery 27 | Yaghmour Architects

Sharjah, UAE

Since its foundation in 1982, yaghmour architects created a body of work that ranges from comprehensive planning to complete designs. In parallel with yaghmour architects local growth in Jordan,  new office have been established in Sharjah, UAE and another one in Bethlehem. Yaghmour architects not only combine cultural conscious design with architectural craftsmanship but believes Read More