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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.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts

Modernist Design for Rebuilding Mosul’s Historic Mosque Draws Outcry

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 31 Aug 2021

Winners of a competition organized by Unesco say plans are on track to rebuild the Al-Nuri Mosque, destroyed in the war against the Islamic State.

Architecture Arts & Culture

Syrian Fountain Art Speaks of Home to People Far From Home

Melanie Swan | 13 Aug 2021

The bah-rah, a traditional Syrian fountain, and the emotional connections it evokes are the focus of an installation in Abu Dhabi by the Syrian architect Talin Hazbar.

Architecture Faculty Profiles Teaching

Chahinda Karim, a Scholar of the History of Islamic Architecture, Dies

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Aug 2021

Chahinda Karim is remembered as a teacher and a scholar of the history of Islamic architecture from its origins to its development across the Arab world.

Architecture Conflict Development

Shared Pain Inspires Palestinian Team’s Proposal for Rebuilding Beirut Port

Amr EL-Tohamy | 14 Jul 2021

Four Palestinian architects won first place in an international competition for ideas on how to design and rebuild the destroyed port of Beirut.

Arabic Architecture Literature & Translation Publishing Religion Research

Hazine, a Blog for Scholars of the Islamic World, Reinvents Itself

M. Lynx Qualey | 10 Aug 2020

Launched as an archives review site, Hazine is transitioning into a multilingual platform for reviews, interviews, profiles, digital-humanities tools, and more.

Architecture Development Publishing

Modern Architecture in Cairo: An Unsung Treasure

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Mar 2020

Cairo Since 1900, by Mohamed Elshahed, documents a vibrant aspect of the city’s heritage that’s in danger of being erased.




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