Design

Detailing Dubai Design Week

The fifth edition of Dubai Design Week, which is describing itself with justification as “the largest creative festival in the Middle East”, will run 11-16 November with its most substantial programme yet – over 200 […]

Competition

Flamingo watch: winning designs for Al Wathba wetlands

The winning designs for the competition to design a flamingo observation platform and connecting boardwalk for Abu Dhabi’s Al Wathba Wetland Reserve have been published. The platform is intended as a new architectural landmark for […]

Competition

28 designs shortlisted for LAGI 2019 Abu Dhabi

A total of 28 projects have made it to the shortlist for the sixth Land Art Generator Initiative design competition, a brief which called for a landmark energy-generating work of public art for a site […]

Award

First Herman Miller Living Office Award goes to dwp

dwp (design worldwide partnership) has won the first Herman Miller Living Office Award for workspace design in the Middle East. dwp’s rather good work for the Smart Dubai offices in Dubai Design District won it […]

Architecture

50 To Follow

Here it is: the 2019 edition of magpie’s 50 To Follow. Like most retrospective lists, it’s intended as a conversation piece. We fully expect you to disagree with our inclusions, and with the (admittedly pretty […]

Art

Poetry and the desert: the Christo Award winner

Maram Kassab and Mariam Ayoub, two architects who graduated this year from Abu Dhabi University, have unveiled the structure that won the sixth edition of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award. Qasa’ed (poems) is a pavilion […]