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Oman’s Maritime and Shipbuilding Heritage

Oman’s Maritime and Shipbuilding Heritage

12/01/2022 by Jonathan Bentham The Sultanate of Oman has a notable maritime tradition. Situated at the south-eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, it is isolated terrestrially from the rest of the Asian continent. Despite this, its advantageous location at a maritime crossroads has influenced its development significantly. Its access to the Gulf of Oman, the...

26 January 202226 January 2022
The Rachid Karame International Fair in Tripoli

The Rachid Karame International Fair in Tripoli

05/01/2022 by Elie Saad and Edmond Mickel Rahme On 3rd September 1962, Rachid Karami, the Lebanese prime minister, presented an architectural mode l at a press conference. It was made of cardboard, stitched with various curvilinear shapes and forms, united by a flat surface that joined the two extremities of the drawn plot at the...

21 January 202221 January 2022
Riad al-Solh, a triangular square

Riad al-Solh, a triangular square

27/09/2021 par Elie Saad “Is a triangle space able to integrate the club of public squares? If so, why do we even call it a square and not just a space or why don’t we call every space by its geometrical shape? Maybe this is why the Riad al-Solh Square isn’t really a living public...

27 September 202121 October 2021
The architecture of the Nile Valley, ancient heritage and modern method for sustainable development

The architecture of the Nile Valley, ancient heritage and modern method for sustainable development

Le 12/11/2019 by Servane Hardouin Nubia is the name given to the region which encompasses the south of Egypt and the north of Sudan, between the cities of Aswan and Khartoum. The Nubians, the modern inhabitants of the region, are an ethnolinguistic group which originates from an ancient people living in the central Nile Valley...

12 December 201922 April 2020