Architecture

A chance to travel through Al Ain’s history

An interesting initiative led by Abu Dhabi’s Tourism & Culture Authority and organised by Al Ain National Museum is highlighting the historic and cultural sites of Al Ain. TCA Abu Dhabi seems to be positioning […]

Architecture

Finding 50 to follow

magpie magazine is putting together its annual list of the 50 most exciting, innovative and stimulating people in the UAE who are active in design, performance and the arts. In January we’ll be publishing our […]

Architecture

Louvre postponed again, says Reuters

Late last week Reuters reported that the official opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi had been postponed again because of delays in the construction work. Originally scheduled to open in 2012, the most recent suggestion […]

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Architecture

Aga Khan Awards announced: a pixelated world?

The winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture have been announced. The prize, which is given every three years, was established by Aga Khan IV to reward architectural concepts that successfully address the needs […]

Architecture

Etihad Museum: documenting the UAE’s establishment

Not to be outdone by Abu Dhabi’s plans to fill Saadiyat with museums, Dubai Culture has put more flesh on the bones of Sheikh Mohammed’s announcement of the Etihad Museum. It’s a rather lovely building, […]

Architecture

Seeing the light: eL Seed’s Perception

“An angry bull on a balcony” says eL Seed when asked about some of the unexpected challenges his team faced on his boldest project to date. Indeed, on his iPhone there’s a photo a bull […]