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 […]

Design

Open Call: d3’s Design 100

Dubai Design District has announced its Design for Good programme, seeking to “support and promote social change in the UAE through the design community”. Two projects will be rolled out in 2018. One has already […]

Design

Dubai becomes a creative city

Dubai has joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), currently numbering around 180 members from 72 countries – none of which were previously in the Middle East. UCCN was created in 2004 “to promote cooperation […]