MOP CAP 2011 Shortlist Exhibition at Traffic, Dubai

Between 14-19 March 2011 Traffic will host the MOP CAP 2011 Shortlist Exhibition. Image and information courtesy of Traffic; Image of  “feminine sensors” a video animation projection by Niyazi Azadikhah MOP CAP (Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize), launched in 2009, has become the world’s leading art prize for Iranian artists. Monday 14th March – Saturday […]

From a poetic vision towards a programmed reality

Construction of a 6 meter large Light-Test Model of Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi image © by Jens Kaestler All information courtesy of 1:One| Computational Geometry and Georg Ackermann GmbH;  please note individual credits for the images. 3 specialist companies collaborate for design and construction of a light-test model for the complex Louvre dome structure […]

Skywalks in King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh by Henning Larsen Architects

A network of footbridges envisioned by Henning Larsen Architects to minimize private motoring in the new King Abdullah Financial District. All images and information courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects; © by Henning Larsen Architects Winning design of an international competition by Danish Architects Henning Larsen Skywalks in King Abdullah Financial District The vision behind Henning […]

Q Club, Beirut by Bernard Khoury / DW5

Libanese Architects Bernard Khoury / DW5 have designed the Q Club – a multi-layered space that expands and contracts with the occupancy. All information and images courtesy of Bernard Khoury / DW5; © by Bernard Khoury / DW5 A Beirut entertainment venue by Lebanese architects Bernard Khoury / DW5 Located on top floor of the […]

H Chalet in Faqra, Lebanon by Nabil Gholam Architects

Lebanese architects Nabil Gholam blend a terrace house into the stunning landscape at Faqra All information and images courtesy of Nabil Gholam Architects; images by Nabil Gholam Architects and ateliers U and V-Pictures; © by Nabil Gholam Architects Nabil Gholam Architects designed the H Chalet – a mountain retreat in Faqra. Read how the landscape […]

LOCAL Exhibition at traffic

WHAT IS LOCAL? WHERE IS IT FROM? WHAT IS IT ABOUT? image/information courtesy of traffic After a successful launch at Zona Tortona during Milan Design Week 2010, LOCAL will be presented at traffic with an exhibition of the launch collection. Local is a line of furniture, clothing, stationary and objects from the UAE. The exhibition […]

‘Acceleration’, New Works by James Clar at Art Dubai

New show debuts at Art Dubai  – running from March 17 – 20 All images and text courtesy of Traffic James Clar, a Dubai-based multi-disciplinary artist, will be debuting new works at the upcoming Art Dubai Fair. Entitled ‘Acceleration’, the show continues his fascination with new visual methods and sees him working in a number […]

Zaha Hadid – Fluidity & Design exhibition in Bahrain

The first exhibition in the Gulf by renowned architect Zaha Hadid “ZAHA HADID BOWL – METACRYLIC” design Zaha Hadid, 2007 production Sawaya & Moroni, Italy Text and Images courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects. Zaha Hadid – Fluidity & Design Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research, Bahrain 15 March – 30 […]

Khorsand Office Block, Tehran by Arsh Design Group

Iranian architects Arsh Studio design the Checker Box Office Complex All images, graphics and information courtesy of Arsh Design Group; © by Arsh Design Group; See detailed credits at the end of this post Arsh Design Group have provided us with this material on one of their current projects in Tehran. We share it with […]

Villa Moda Bahrain by Marcel Wanders

A “luxury souk” designed by the Dutch design studio All images and information courtesy of Marcel Wanders; images © by Marcel Wanders studio The prestigious Condé Nast Traveller Innovation and Design Awards 2009 short listed Marcel Wanders for the interior design of the Villa Moda store in Bahrain in the Retail category. During the last […]