Category Archives: Culture

Bee’ah hosts weekly series on ‘Recycled Architecture’

SHARJAH, The Middle East’s sustainability pioneer Bee’ah is hosting a new weekly series of virtual talks on recycled architecture, to shed new light on how urban design must integrate and reconcile with sustainability principles. Moderated by Dr. Georges Kachaamy, Director of the Centre of Research, Innovation and Design at the American University in Dubai, the

Dubai Design District launches d3 Architecture Festival 2020

DUBAI, Dubai Design District, d3, today launched the inaugural d3 Architecture Festival in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects Gulf Chapter, RIBA Gulf Chapter, establishing the emirate’s first platform to showcase regional architecture, urbanism and sustainable development. The inaugural edition is set to run from 11th to 13th November, 2020, on the sidelines

Sharjah Art Foundation announces winners of Short Film Production Grant

SHARJAH, Sharjah Art Foundation today announced the winners of the Short Film Production Grant, a component of the Foundation’s annual Sharjah Film Platform, SFP, which supports filmmaking in the United Arab Emirates, the surrounding region and around the world. Filmmakers Nadira Amrani (b. 1993, Manchester, UK), Soha Shukayr (b. 1989, Baljarshi, Saudi Arabia) and Pelin

Productive families accomplish 300 projects in 2019

ABU DHABI, In recent years, projects related to productive families in the UAE have contributed to the economic development of an important segment of the community, who now play a major role in the country’s comprehensive development journey. In 2019, the number of productive families in all the emirates amounted to 300, as per statistics