Issue # 9

Dubai Architectural Competition attracts large number of international participants /
Khalid Habib Al Redha ..........................................12

Chief Editor’s Comments and Announcements / Ahmad Zohadi ..........................................16

Introduction by the guest co-editor / George Katodrytis..........................................21

Architecture

Dubai’s Shopping Malls - Where Did It All Go Right? / By Dr. John Alexander Smith ..........................................31

Logo-Geography / by Ignacio Gómez-González & Blanca Lopez-Serentill ..........................................36

From the Parisian Passage to the Fun Mall ..........................................40

Renewal of the CNIT / Cuno Brullmann and Jean-Luc Crochon ..........................................46

Gem Complex / Andreas Angelidakis ..........................................50

Studio Reflection on Retail Space and Fashion / Mona El-Mousfy ..........................................52

Exciting times ahead / GAJ ..........................................56

NAKHEEL RETAIL SHOPPING MALLS:
CREATING A NEW RETAIL LANDSCAPE FOR DUBAI ..........................................60

Al Raha Contracting L.L.C. / Hadi Abbasi ..........................................72

MULTIBRAND, BURJUMAN, DUBAI WATCHLAND, BURJUMAN, DUBAI D N A /
 Paul James Bishop MA. FRSA ..........................................82

Design Issues for Muslims Praying Spaces in Shopping Malls / Dr. Ahmed Mokhtar ..........................................86

DONIL DESIGN ..........................................88

ASAR / Cnsultant Engineers Co. ..........................................95

Seeing the Future in Retail Design / By Hugh Osborn ..........................................100

BALAZADEH & ASSOCIATES ..........................................106

XXIII World Congress of Architecture Torino 2008 ..........................................112

A lesson from Nature: Sustainability / by Sanaz Eftekharzadeh ..........................................114

Arts

FAKHREDIN FAKHREDINI ..........................................132

AHMAD ZOHADI ..........................................136

Saleh Al Shukairi / Calligrapher & Artist ..........................................140

Gita Meh ..........................................144

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