DesignMENA Summit

designMENA Summit 2018: Panelists discuss ways in which architects can push developers into adopting sustainability
18 Dec 2018
The second panel discussion at the 2018 designMENA Summit looked at ways in which architects can propose the idea of more...
designMENA Summit: ‘We need to be very aware of what we’re doing,’ says Korean architect Minsuk Cho
07 Dec 2017
“I think everything you do is political,” said Korean architect Minsuk Cho, founder of Seoul-based studio Mass Studies. “Wasn’t it more...
“If you don’t get design right from the beginning, technology will not help you later” says Ahmad Bukhash of Archidentity
06 Dec 2017
During a panel discussion that looked at reviving and reinterpreting heritage in the UAE at the fifth edition of designMENA more...
Using heritage as part of architectural language will be discussed during designMENA Summit 2017
27 Nov 2017
The first panel discussion taking place at the 2017 designMENA Summit will look at how architects today are- or should more...
Six projects by architect Minsuk Cho that redefines South Korea’s contemporary architecture
25 Sep 2017
South Korea’s architectural language has been strongly influenced by colonization and later a civil war which led to a urgency more...
Minsuk Cho of Mass Studies is keynote speaker for 2017 designMENA Summit
24 Sep 2017
Architect Minsuk Cho, founder of the Seoul-based firm Mass Studies is confirmed as the keynote speaker for this year’s designMENA more...
Designers need to be more involved in post contract work says Paul Bishop of Bishop Design
06 Aug 2017
Designers and architects discussed the rigidity of hotel star ratings and the need for more involvement during post contract stage more...
‘The UAE hasn’t lived long enough to see the effects of poor sustainability’ says Justin Wells of Woods Bagot
03 Aug 2017
Architects and designers who took part in the 2017 designMENA Summit advisory panel discussion agreed that with the maturing of the market, more...
designMENA Summit: Midscale and budget hospitality
19 Dec 2016
How to maintain the region’s reputation for top-class accommodation yet not demand high-end prices was the subject of a discussion more...

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