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.
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.
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 professors are documenting Cairo’s historic cemeteries to help preservation groups that are trying to save them from being demolished.
Students from Ain Shams University, in Cairo, and a university in Italy are the first to earn dual degrees under a new joint programme.
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.
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.
She has won many awards for her work, which reflects her philosophy that architecture should put people first and respect heritage.
“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.
The Emirates’ pavilion explores an environmentally friendly alternative to cement that could greatly reduce global carbon dioxide emissions.