The Arab City
In a region at once feared and exoticized, we have been witnessing for more than a generation the devastation of old centers and the rise of new ones. Today there is no better context in which to investigate the complexities of global practice in architecture than that of the rapidly changing Arab city.
— Places Journal
How does the deeply traditional meet the hypermodern in the older centers of Beirut, Damascus, and Cairo, and in the emerging new cities of Dubai, Doha, and Abu Dhabi? In Amale Andraos’ new article on Places, and in the new book, The Arab City: Architecture and Representation, she explores the... View full entry
Building a collaborative practice: Caroline Bos of UNStudio lectures at LACMA
Students and professionals nearly filled up the Bing Theater at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Tuesday night to listen to guest lecturer Caroline Bos, co-founder and principal urban planner of UNStudio. Bos spoke about UNStudio’s design process that continues to shift even after her... View full entry
AIANY to host “Archinomics” discussion on Nov. 21
Join the discussion on Archinomics: Effects of Predicted Global Economic Growth on the Architecture Profession on Thursday evening, Nov. 21 at The Center for Architecture in New York City. Hosted by the AIANY Global Dialogues Committee, the two-hour discussion examines which countries are... View full entry