Architecture

Design Updates on the Doha Metro Network

Doha, Qatar

UNStudio in collaboration with the Qatar Railways Architecture Department2020 UNStudio’s concept design for the Doha Metro stations forms a bridge between the past and the future of Qatar. Referencing the notion of Caravanserais and following in the lineage of historic train palaces, the design generates social interaction and propagates place creation over space creation. One Read More

ACME completes Oman’s largest new urban square Marsa Plaza.

Muscat, Oman

ACME2019 Situated in the center of Al Mouj Quarter, on the western edge of Muscat, Marsa Plaza creates a new urban space at the edge of the Marina.  Opening out into the water and defined by steps and shading canopies, the square creates a number of informal spaces for water features and people-watching, seating terraces, Read More

“Arslanian” Green Roof Kindergarten

Beirut, Lebanon

Studio Etienne Bas + Meg Architects2019 The campus presents a rare green lung in a residential development that has developed in the area. The Kindergarten is located as part of a local Armenian community’s school campus in the Northern suburbs of Beirut. In a city with little green space, the single-floor layout of the design Read More

Images D’Orient’s Shop with Arches and Vivid Colors

Beirut, Lebanon

Rabih Geha Architects 2019 After traveling the world to over 15 countries, Images D’Orient will be housing their products and conceiving new ones in a space designed by RG/A. Extracting from the Mediterranean architecture and the brand’s aesthetic components, the space echoes Images d’Orient’s embrace of diversity and its alliance of modern and ancient through Read More

From Sand to Sandwaves: A Sand Printed Installation

Riyadh, KSA

Mamou-Mani & Studio Precht2019 Sandwaves is the largest sand-printed installation to date and a part of an event called the Diryah Season. The project is used as urban furniture, benches, but also to form a journey through the beautiful historic site of Al Diryah, a place to relax and contemplate. Made of 58 3d-printed elements Read More