Eman Ali is an Omani photographer based in London whose work is every bit as interesting as her cultural background. A visual artist whose projects don’t stop at the interface of camera and picture.

Words by Hassen Ben Chtioui
Photographs by Erasmo Wong

Architecture. Residents. Art. Exhibitions.

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Villa Waalre by architect Russell Jones

The local planning authority were aware of the history and context of the original house, and advised that if the design of the new building eclipsed the quality of the original, the proposal would be supported.

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Water by Mustafah Abdulaziz

Berlin-based and New York City born photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz took this series of images titled Water to uncover the meaning of water for our planet and how people’s attitude affects it.

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Museum of Islamic Art

The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha is Pei’s last major museum project before he passed away in May 2019. This cultural institution is one of the most important architectures on the Arabian Peninsula and bribes through its vocabulary of modern architecture.

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House for Architectural Heritage in Bahrain

The house for Architectural Heritage is a centre that houses the archival collection of sketches and drawings by the architect John Yarwood, as well as serving as an exhibition space dedicated to architecture.

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“Museo Jumex” in Mexico City

Rory Gardiner is an architecture photographer who is originally from Australia, but now calls London, UK his home.

Venues.

Studio Visit.

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Walking

Inspired by the works of Saskia Sassen and Byung-Chul Han, Powell and Hettenbach filmically interpreted the sometimes overlapping theories of the two authors: Sassen’s focus lies on the neoliberal market economy and social changes, while Byung-Chul Han deals with these topics in a more philosophical way.

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Musique.

City Guides.