Archinect - AA Visiting School Dubai 2014-09-18T06:00:58-04:00 http://archinect.com/blog/article/95342942/aa-visiting-school-dubai_expocity2020 AA Visiting School Dubai_Expocity2020 AAVS Dubai 2014-03-10T14:46:12-04:00 >2014-03-11T18:11:53-04:00 <p>AA Visiting School Dubai intends to examine the cultural and ecological fabric of the United Arab Emirates, as a precedent to generating a series of pavilions that would represent the candidate hosting country of the upcoming Expo. The process involves breaking away from the clich&eacute; of dismissing Dubai as a &lsquo;collage city&rsquo; with no cultural or urban identity, going beyond that to formalize a novel archetype that speaks of what is it that makes Dubai a key global player in today&rsquo;s contemporary world.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a5/a529jfa5wm0b9mms.jpg"></p>