Architecture

Louvre Abu Dhabi: memories of Venice?

On 8 November 2017, the new Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors. Its huge domed roof covers a medina of white cubes surrounded by the water, making the most of the poetry of its situation: […]

Architecture

Dubai in the 70s: preserving the modern

As a young country, the UAE needs a sense of continuity in its iconography. The barasti, barjeels and sand dunes all provide a link with a kind of past; but between those traditions and the […]