Tag: uae

ABWAB: Narratives of the Middle Eastern Communities

Dubai, UAE

Dubai Design Week presented ABWAB for the forth-consecutive year, the annual remodeled exhibition and architectural installation is dedicated to creating a platform for design from the region. The exhibition this year took the form of a large- scale temporal structure, made up of five individual pavilions composed of natural materials including fallen twigs and timber Read More

Ramel Cups, Molding Desert Sand to Reimagine the Bedouin Coffee Cup

Dubai, UAE

Tinkah Kholoud Sharafi Hamza Omari 2018 The Foundry by Tinkah set out to develop a material that tames the characteristics of the desert into a moldable medium. The Foundry has designed and produced the humble coffee cup Using a new material, Ramel. “Ramel” has the ability to shift shape into functional and aesthetic products that emerge Read More

Highlights from the Global Grad Show 2017

Dubai, UAE

By Tasnim Tinawi The Global Grad Show during Dubai Design Week displayed over 200 innovative projects from 92 participating universities. The 2017 edition presented students’ work that informs the purpose of design under four different categories: innovation, equality, access, and impact. Brendan Mcgetrick, the curator of the exhibition, felt like these categories are imperative to the Read More

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Dubai, UAE

Herskhazeen has recently visited the newly inaugurated Concrete building at Alserkal Avenue in Al qouz industrial district in Dubai, UAE. Photos by Dubai based architect and designer Murad El Zagal OMA 2017 Text by: Mohammad Aljabi © Murad El Zagal © Murad El Zagal Pritzker Award-winner Rem Koolhaas recently opened OMA’s first project in Dubai after Read More

Interview// Farouk Yaghmour

Amman, Jordan

HKZ caught up with Farouk Yaghmour, founder of  Yaghmour Architects and a professor of Design at SABE at the German Jordanian University. Yaghmour is known for his cultural conscious work in the region and has carried out projects on a myriad of scales including interior design, architecture, urban design, conservation and planning. His projects include Read More