Architecture

Yazeed Obeid reflects on his transition from Sahel Al Hiyari’s practice in Amman to X-Architects in Dubai

Though a young architect, Yazeed Obeid has already managed to find his place in two powerful and renowned architecture firms in the … More

The Pritzker Prize ‘can do better’ at involving architects from the Middle East says Martha Thorne

During an exclusive interview with designMENA, Martha Thorne, executive president of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, said the Prtizker can do more to … More

LOM’s director John Avery discusses the firm’s ongoing relationship with GCC banks

An award-winning British architect who studied at Cambridge University, the Oxford School of Architecture and the Architectural Association, John Avery joined LOM … More

Perkins+Will’s concept design for a cultural district located along the Dubai Creek appears to peel back from the land

Perkins+Will recently revealed images of its concept design for a ‘Cultural Village’, to be located along the Dubai Creek. Although the design … More

Cristiano Luchetti interviews MEA Awards Architect of the Year Farshad Mehdizadeh

What does it mean to be an outsider? For one, the word refers to a person who does not belong to any … More

Dewan’s new chief design officer Mohammed Adib plans for company’s expansion

Following the success of his interior design consultancy, Intercon, which was recently awarded Best Large Scale Interior Design Specialists – Spain by … More

Pioneer of modernist architecture in Iraq, Hisham Munir looks back on a lifetime of landmark projects

Born to an influential family in February of 1930 in Khudhar Al Yas, Baghdad, Iraqi architect and academic Hisham Munir has long … More

Rasem Badran on revitalising Riyadh’s architecture

“The only way in which I benefitted from the State Mosque competition in Baghdad, was that my work was published in many … More

BIA Design contrasts minimal architecture with vibrant interiors for new warehouses in Dubai’s Technopark

Ana d’Castro, founder of BIA Design, has completed the design for three adjoining warehouses in Dubai’s Technopark area, which apply the architect’s … More

GAJ completes design for heritage-inspired Al Seef development on Dubai Creek

Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) has completed the design for Al Seef, a new cultural tourism development on Dubai Creek that recreates the … More

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