Abu Dhabi Highline. Thesis Project, UAE University. Spring 2013
Article in INSEAD Knowledge; by Jane Williams
““Ever since the 1970s with the World Trade Centre, Dubai has been trying to use tall buildings and unusual architecture to put itself on the map … Infinity Tower falls within that category … It is certainly a sign that Dubai is rebounding and overcoming some of the difficulties during the financial crisis.”
— Yasser Elsheshtawy
Dubai in Pakistan. Dolmen City tower, Karachi.
(image source: http://www.pakpassion.net/ppforum/showthread.php?p=5791028)
“… the idea of Dubai seemed to be as powerful as ever in Karachi. The sail-shaped tower at the Dolmen City project reminded me of Dubai’s enormous sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab hotel.”
— Steve Inskeep. Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi
Conceptual Mapping of Stationary Agents (pedestrians) in Baniyas Square.
Dubai in Doha. May 2013.
“Majid Al Futtaim is in advanced talks to buy Egypt’s largest supermarket chain.”
“Beirut City Centre, the 60,000sqm shopping and entertainment destination which opened its doors to the Lebanese community on April 4th, is Majid Al Futtaim’s first mall to open in the Levant region, and its twelfth overall in the Middle East and North Africa.”