Issue # 15 & 16

Editorial / Ahmad Zohadi.................................................8

Making a Difference: Women of Architecture and Design in the Middle East /

Homa Farjadi.................................................10

An approach to the Design of Contemporary Architecture / Mahvash Alemi.................................................13

Hua Qiang Bei International Competition / Amale Andraos.................................................16

Folded Ocean: Mutating Territories in the Indian Ocean World / Lindsay Bremner.................................................18

Chwiter Learning Center for Sustainable Construction / Aziza Chaouni.................................................24

QIZ / Keller Easterling.................................................28

Westown (Block 36), Cairo / Shahira H. Fahmy.................................................31

Conter Spaces of Islamic Modernity / Homa Farjadi.................................................32

Beirut: A City of Security / Mona Fawaz.................................................40

Shopping mall development in the Middle East / Leili Gerami.................................................44

The Art of Shahrzad Ghaffari / Zahra Faridany-Akhavan.................................................50

Oil, Sand, and Sun: Energy Geographies across Arabia / Rania Ghosn.................................................54

The Museum in Estonia / Lina Ghotmeh.................................................58

Tripoli Congress Center / Melkan Gursel Tabanlioglu.................................................62

MAXXI - National Museum of XXI Century Arts / Zaha Hadid.................................................68

Handmade School in Rudrapur / Anna Heringer.................................................72

Design and Training Center / Kelly Hutzell.................................................76

20% of a DREAM / Faryar Javaherian.................................................80

Jonathan Grinham, Kihong Ku / Negar Kalantar Mehrjardi.................................................86

Staged Urbanism / Mona El Khafif.................................................90

Dar al Mamluka Hotel, Damascus / Simone Kosremelli.................................................96

The ecology-landscape-design rubric in the Arab World / Jala Makhzoumi.................................................100

John Lewis Department Store, Cineplex, and Pedestrian Footbridges / Farshid Moussavi.................................................104

Holy Defense Garden-Museum / Jila Norouzi.................................................108

Democracy + House / Azadeh Omidfar.................................................112

Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transports / Nasrine Seraji.................................................114

New Approach of European Architectural History / Dr Nabila Oulebsir.................................................118

Architectural design systems in the Digital era / Sara Sheikh akbari.................................................122

Iranian Contemporary Architecture inspired by Traditional Elements / Manoush Soroor.................................................124

Northern Cyprus Metu Campus Dormitories / Semra Teber Yener.................................................128

Sculpture with Bronze / Goli Tavakoli.................................................132

American Community School Faculty Building / Michèle Maria Chaya.................................................133

National design Competition “Light Garden” / Shiva Arasteh.................................................134

Mahsun Villa (Live House) / Hadi Kaivanrad, Danial Jabari.................................................136

3rd Iranian Interior Design Award 2010.................................................140

ART

Vida Zaim.................................................159

Sara Japanwalla.................................................161

The International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) Center / Donna Dunay.................................................163


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