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Ahmed and Rashid Bin Shabib

Understanding Dubai

PRESENTED ON MAY 30, 2012
IN TOKYO @ VOL 92

Although they joke that it's a city made up of "buildings and fountains," there is in fact a lot more to Dubai than just those two things, and in this presentation by Ahmed and Rashid Bin Shabib, you'll see an amazing city in rapid development. Ahmed and Rashid are also behind Brownbook magazine.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 25, 2013.

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Concbots

BY VIKRAM DIVECHA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Vikram Divecha is an artist and advertising professional based in Dubai. In his presentation, he shares with us his recent artistic project, Concbots, which has been inspired by Dubai and its ever-increasing levels of construction and urbanization. (in English)

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Realising Architectural Programs

BY JONATHAN ASHMORE
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Anarchitect[s] is a collaboration between Jonathan Ashmore and Tarik Al Zaharna. This concept creates a platform for a collaboration between architecture and research projects in the U.A.E. In this presentation, Tarik Al Zaharna will be sharing with us the journey in realizing architectural programs, focusing on their recent project 'DXB Store'. 

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DXB Store

BY TIMA OUZDEN
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Tima Ouzeden is a fashion designer and cultural producer based in Dubai. In her presentation, Tima shares 20 facts about the hugely successful concept DXB Store, a not-for-profit space that Tima has been involved in since its inception. It's a concept that is very close to her heart. (in English)

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The World's Tallest Twisted Building

BY JO PALMA
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

Jo Palma discusses the ideas and plan behind the twsited building in Dubai. Initiated by a Chicago team, the building was created with passive sustainable methods as well as created with long term economic value. As of now, it is the tallest, twisting building in the world and it all started in Chicago. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 29, 2014.

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Dubai Network for Art, Architecture & Technology

BY ZAYAD MOTLIB
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 10, 2014

Zayad Motlib introduces d-NAT (Dubai Network for Art, Architecture, and Technology), which is a growing community for creative minds in Dubai, exploring new frontier of art, architecture and technology. They will be collaborating with Co-de-iT from Italy to run this event, using cutting edge design tools to explore new territories of this subject.

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Future Design

BY SHUWA TEI
@ ムサビケンチクだョ!全員集合 POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 20, 2014

家具から超高層まで。 都市形成にコミットするを信条とする建築家の鄭 秀和さんは、自身の作品を紹介します。

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Doha + Dubai

BY KAY HARTMANN
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 21, 2016

Kay Hartman, PechaKucha Producer and Indigan Storyteller, presents "Doha + Dubai", exploring the state of women's rights in these Middle eastern cities from and educational and dress point of view.

- As a designer in Chicago and a design educator at Columbia College, Kay has the distinct pleasure of working on challenging projects with creative and inspiring individuals for the past 30 years. Currently she is writing and designing a textbook called “Information Design: A practical guide for teachers and students.”

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Future of Transportation in Dense Cities

BY AGNES KOLTAY
@ VOL 18 ON NOV 17, 2018

2D vs. 3D 

Future of Transportation in Dense Cities by Agnes Koltay.

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Finding the Future: Data for Smart Contracts in Design & Construction

BY HASSAN ANIFOWOSE
@ VOL 20 ON SEP 24, 2019

Hassan Anifowose highlights significant moments on his journey to improve project delivery in the construction industry. His ongoing research at the Department of Architecture in Texas A&M University focuses on Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Blockchain Technology. He discusses how data will provide the framework for enhanced stakeholder participation on design and construction projects.