We know only a few contemporary iconic buildings built in the Greater Middle East. And some might argue that those that we do know – for example, the Burj-al-Khalifa, the Louvre Abu Dhabi
A contemporary and Moroccan building The Musée Yves Saint Laurent
Landscape observations: Morocco Surrounded by serenity
Bassam Allam An Egyptian photographer and architect who explores the limits of perception
Croco and Co An insight into the work of Marc-Henri Ngandu
Annabelle Selldorf A German Architect in New York City
Architecture. Residents. Art. Exhibitions.
The landscape is the prevailing feature that has remained constant, a witness that has stood still throughout a history in constant flux.
Allam’s photographic work can be described as ‘ mysterious’, a key element for him. Mystery is a ‘pillar’ of his work: ‘It is incredibly important’.
The traditional structure of this building on one of the main canals was changed completely in the nineteen-seventies,
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.
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.
For someone like you with such an interesting background, the question of your personal comfort zone immediately comes to mind.
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.