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Portuguese architect Mariana Pestana is curator of 2020 Istanbul Design Biennial
28 Aug 2019
Portuguese architect Mariana Pestana has been appointed curator of the 5th Istanbul Design Biennial, which will take place in September more...
Interview: Sharjah Architecture Triennial will address climate change says curator Adrian Lahoud
25 Aug 2019
MEA speaks with curator Adrian Lahoud, who says the triennial is an invitation to ‘radically rethink’ questions about architecture and more...
Jordanian architect and youth activist Ossaid Aleitan shares his vision to 'rethink Amman'
29 Jul 2019
“I always had this tendency to build from scratch,” said Jordanian architect, youth activist and eternal optimist Ossaid Aleitan. “To more...
GAJ's Nathan Cartwright discusses the advantages and pitfalls to having an integrated practice
25 Jul 2019
Partner at one of the UAE’s longest standing architecture and design firms, Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ), Australian-born Nathan Cartwright has more...
The Pritzker Prize ‘can do better’ at involving architects from the Middle East says Martha Thorne
25 Jul 2019
During an exclusive interview with designMENA, Martha Thorne, executive president of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, said the Prtizker can do more...
Cracknell’s Chia Wen discusses the qualities in Japanese landscape design that inspire her
25 Jul 2019
Malaysian landscape architect, Chia Wen, has promised to bring something a little different to the market in the GCC. Having more...
UAE and Bahrain partner in archaeological rehabilitation project in Muharraq
22 Jul 2019
The UAE and Bahrain have announced plans to jointly rehabilitate two archaeological houses in the Bahraini town of Muharraq.Revealed during more...
Saudi architect Dana AlAmri hopes to contribute to Vision 2030
22 Jul 2019
Dana AlAmri, Saudi architect and co-founder of the Jeddah-based design and build office WATAD Studio, hopes to contribute to the more...
Dubai-based Japanese architect Takeshi Maruyama discusses 'subtle sensitivity' in design
21 Jul 2019
Dubai-based Japanese architect Takeshi Maruyama has been working in the Middle East since 2006, when he relocated to the UAE more...

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