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Palestinian Brothers Once Jailed in the Intifada Work to Restore Nablus

Amr EL-Tohamy | 28 Apr 2022

Abdalrahman Kittana, a professor at Birzeit University, and his brother Basel are now working on a project to restore the West Bank city of Nablus.

Architecture Profiles

Architect Waleed Arafa Reflects on the Dilemma Facing Architecture Education

Sayyid Mahmoud | 30 Mar 2022

The Egyptian architect Waleed Arafa has recently won international competitions and prizes. He spoke to Al-Fanar Media about his work and his ideas for updating architecture education.

Architecture Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles Research

A Syrian-Born Scholar Reflects on Arab Efforts to Preserve Islamic Architecture

Amr EL-Tohamy | 20 Feb 2022

Nasser Rabbat leads the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He applauds architectural preservation efforts but sees flaws in some plans.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conservation

Architecture Professors Join Fight to Save Cairo’s Historic Cemeteries

Sayyid Mahmoud | 23 Dec 2021

Architecture professors are documenting Cairo’s historic cemeteries to help preservation groups that are trying to save them from being demolished.

Architecture Employment Scholarships Students Study Abroad

Dual Degrees from Egypt and Italy Open New Horizons for Students

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Nov 2021

Students from Ain Shams University, in Cairo, and a university in Italy are the first to earn dual degrees under a new joint programme.

Architecture Arts & Culture Faculty Liberal Arts Students

A Prestigious Fine Arts College in Sudan Gets Help from Its Alumni

Amr EL-Tohamy | 02 Nov 2021

Graduates of Sudan’s historic College of Fine and Applied Arts are helping the school build new courses and attract much-needed donations from abroad.

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University of Mosul Rebuilds a Campus Razed by War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 Oct 2021

Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.

Architecture Profiles Teaching

Nadia Habash: Palestinian Engineering Leader Wants Her Work to Serve Social Needs

Amr EL-Tohamy | 16 Sep 2021

She has won many awards for her work, which reflects her philosophy that architecture should put people first and respect heritage.

Architecture Publishing Research

‘Building Sharjah’: Book Documents the Rise of a Modern Gulf City

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Sep 2021

“Building Sharjah” traces the urbanization of the city through its architecture and explores related social and political contexts before and after the discovery of oil.

Architecture Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

U.A.E. Pavilion Wins Top Award at Venice Architecture Biennale

Melanie Swan | 03 Sep 2021

The Emirates’ pavilion explores an environmentally friendly alternative to cement that could greatly reduce global carbon dioxide emissions.




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