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The Most Anticipated Regional Projects in 2019

Doha, Qatar

The National Museum of Qatar Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning French architect Jean Nouvel, the interlocking disc design was inspired by the desert rose. It evokes the life of the Qatari people between the desert and the sea. Seemingly growing organically out of the ground, the museum’s structure surrounds the Old Palace of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Jassim 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

Fikra Tables , by KALO

Sharjah, UAE

Ammar Kalo 2018 Ammar Kalo designed a series of tables with a bulbous body using recycled crumb rubber, which appears to have been sliced in half, revealing a solid white oak interior. The table tops are made of white oak panels and cerused with pink paint, picking up hues from its surroundings. The hovering black masses Read More

Your Guide for Dubai Design Week 2017 Events

Dubai, UAE

Text by herskhazeen Photos © Dubai Design Week 2017 DXBDE’s programme will run from 13 to 18 November and in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3). It is staged in several locations around the city and the event is set to boast a varied and comprehensive programme of contemporary design, aims to attract more than 50,000 Read More

UAE Pavilion// Milan EXPO 2015

Milan, Italy

Foster + Partners 2015 © Nigel Young The United Arab Emirates pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo is open to the public. Bringing the planning principles of the traditional desert city to Milan, the pavilion’s interior of self-shaded streets evokes the experience of the UAE’s ancient communities, while demonstrating the natural energy efficiency of their Read More