Issue # 11

Architecture

2A International Architectural Students and Young Architects Competition / Khalid Habib Al Redha ................................................8

Editorial / Ahmad Zohadi ................................................10

The 4th annual 2A International Conference ................................................12

2A INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECT DAY APRIL 23 ................................................14

2A WORLD ARCHITECTURAL NETWORK ................................................16

2A international survey and manifestos on Design Sustainability / Ahmad Zohadi ................................................17

George Katodrytis ................................................18

Dr. John Alexander Smith ................................................20

Saeed Massoudi ................................................23

Nader Ardalan ................................................24

Foster + Partners ................................................26

Jourdan Younis ................................................28

Joseph Runco ................................................30

Reza Mohit ................................................32

Bassam Abu-Hijleh ................................................33

Dr. Ashraf Faisal Hegazy (CIDAC) ................................................34

Dr. Vahid Ghobadian ................................................37

Shams El Dien Naga ................................................38

Nader Jandaghi ................................................40

Richard S. Levine ................................................42

“Green” building. Sustainable development / Mark Bethel ................................................43

MASDAR ................................................44

Masdar: The City of the Future / Lord Foster ................................................50

AL AHMADIAH & HIP HING JV ................................................58

In compliance with GREEN codes / Cosylva ................................................68

MERO-TSK ................................................72

REEM EMIRATES ................................................78

International standard GRC facades, Local flavours … / Canbuild Co. ................................................82

Masdar Set to Capitalise on International Adoption of Renewable Energy ................................................84

Structures / Glasswall, H2 Group ................................................86

Sculptural / OKALUX ................................................88

Adaptable and Interactive Building Skins:

Towards Sustainable Architecture / Negar Kalantar Mehrjardi ................................................90


Persian Garden / Mojgan E ndjavi-Barbé ................................................94

Design Sustainability Project: Dubai Gate competition entry / Newsha Mirzaie, Hooman
Balazadeh................................................ 98


Racing to the Skies: Down to Earth Strategies for Super High Rise Buildings /
John Wong ................................................102


A Sustainable Culture / Brian Banford ................................................108

What is Sustainable Art? / Leili Gerami ................................................110

Yazd / Hoda Gerami ................................................112

2A International Architectural Students and Young Architects Competition /
2A Magazine ................................................116


The Aga Khan Awards for Architecture Seminar / AUS ................................................124

Conference on Contemporary Architecture, Art and Design /
AUD ................................................126


The next 2A Magazine`s theme (2A#12) ................................................134

ART

An Inner Expression of Art / Sahar Eftekharzadeh ................................................142

Mehran Rashad ................................................144

Juri Morioka ................................................146

Maryam Tavaf ................................................148

Opening of the Orientalist Art Gallery & The First 2A Art Exhibition ................................................152

Fn - Sketch ................................................154

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