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Posts tagged 'uae'

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Defined by intricate exterior detailing and careful use of natural light, the new mosque is one of the first in the UAE to be designed

Architecture

Hopkins Architects completes turtle sanctuary in UAE

Comprising a series of urchin-inspired pods, the project provides a base for wildlife protection and educational initiatives within a coastal nature reserve Outside the city

Architecture

Foster + Partners’ House of Wisdom opens in Sharjah

Housed under a cantilevered roof surrounded by landscaped gardens, the library and cultural centre is the latest addition to the UAE city In Sharjah, UAE,

Buildings

Art in the Age of Anxiety diagnoses our post-digital condition

Lynn Hershman Leeson, Shadow Stalker (film still), 2019. Image courtesy the artist and The Shed Icon talks to curator Omar Kholeif about shifting consciousnesses, visualising

Features

Sharjah Architecture Triennial embraces the desert

A gathering at the Mleiha Fort during the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. Photo by Priya Khanchandani The first ever Sharjah Architecture Triennial, curated by RCA’s Dean

Review

Sharjah Architecture Triennial to shape UAE conversations on architecture and urbanism

Sharjah Architectural Triennial will happen in the autumn of 2019. Photo: Ieva Saudargaité New Sharjah Architecture Triennial aims to be major international platform on architecture

News

Dubai Design Week

With unbridled ambition and deep pockets, Dubai plans to refashion itself as a design powerhouse. But can design ever truly flourish in the world’s most

Review

Design Days Dubai

The UAE festival next week will feature 44 established and emerging exhibitors and numerous installations, with a specially designed perch for falcons among the highlights

News

Stand up for abused workers in the Gulf, NGO tells architects

Designers of mega-projects in Abu Dhabi should use their influence to push for better conditions for migrant workers, Human Rights Watch says to Icon as

News

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria

Korea’s newest wave of artists land in London

We meet the Nordic designers bucking the minimalist trend


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum

Memphis Milano opens the doors of the new Memphis Milano Galleria

Korea’s newest wave of artists land in London

We meet the Nordic designers bucking the minimalist trend


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality