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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.

Architecture Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

New Cairo Museum Honors Naguib Mahfouz but Doesn’t Inspire

Ursula Lindsey | 14 Feb 2020

Egypt celebrates its most famous modern writer in the long-delayed museum, which finally opened last year. Visitors may wish, though, that it had taken a more engaging approach.

Architecture Development Technology & Online Learning

Engineers in Sharjah Are 3D-Printing Future Homes

Benjamin Plackett | 31 Jan 2020

The technology uses smart, robotic machines that could help countries continue building houses—or even refugee settlements—in times of emergency or during a labor shortage.

Architecture Arts & Culture Internet Liberal Arts

Scholars Consider What Popular Culture Means in Egypt Today

Ursula Lindsey | 27 Jan 2020

A symposium focused on the challenges of producing, sharing and conserving popular culture in an age of heightened official oversight and lingering nostalgia for the past.

Architecture Arts & Culture

During Amman Design Week, a City Brainstorms a Better Future

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Oct 2019

Work of the region’s designers was showcased across Jordan’s capital last week, in exhibits that ranged from the practical to the ethereal.




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