Foster + Partners’ remarkable Mobility Pavilion will symbolise Expo 2020 Dubai, breaking new ground in both architectural form and construction engineering. Expo’s Director General Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy and Foster + Partners’ Head of Studio discuss this highly innovative building
Far from the minimalist designs that made up hotel lobbies in the past, fine art is becoming an essential part of the global hospitality experience. Sudeshna Ghosh explores the cultural and aesthetic value of hotel art in the UAE
Kerby Rosanes took a huge risk when he quit his job to become a professional illustrator. But it paid off: Rosanes is now a successful artist, in Dubai for the 2017 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. He speaks to Vision about Animorphia, his book of fantastical, elaborate ink doodles that, he says, reflect the depths of his mind.
Could a 3,000-year-old irrigation system be the key to a sustainable future in the Middle East? The team at the Cultural Engineering research centre, brain-child of Ahmed and Rashid bin Shabib, has redesigned Al Falaj for contemporary use. Vision explores the immense potential of this traditional design