Issue 23 & 24

PART 1: QATAR ARCHITECTURE

Editorial / Ahmad Zohadi.................................... 2

Guest Editor’s Biographies / Nader Ardalan & Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.................................... 4

Introductory Essay by Guest Editors / Nader Ardalan & Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.................................... 5

Brief History of Qatari Traditional Architecture / Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.................................... 8

Reflections on Regional Research / Nader Ardalan.................................... 14

Msheireb / Tim Makower.................................... 18

Museum of Islamic Art (QMA) / Michelle Walton.................................... 28

Mathaf Museum (QMA) / Michelle Dezember .................................... 32

CMU, TAMU, Georgetown-Legorreta / Victor Legorreta & Ricardo Legorreta.................................... 36

The Pearl – UDC / United Development Company PSC.................................... 44

Kempinski Hotel-AEB / Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.................................... 52

Baytna (AECOM) / Crystal Halley.................................... 56

Aspire-ARUP / Gregoir Chikaher.................................... 60

Qatar Petroleum Headquarters – KEO / Raj Patel.................................... 63

Epilogue / Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.................................... 66


PART 2:

Report 1: International Architectural Confluence – AICA Awards .................................... 71

Projects:

Padideh Kish Destination Resort, Cinema Farhang, Nasim & Nahid / Bahram Shirdel.................................... 72

PAZH Grand Multipurpose Complex / Mohammad Ali Shayestehnia.................................... 88 S

Sayeh Khosh / Shahabeddin Arfaei.................................... 98

IKIA 3&4 Star Hotels / Shiva Aghababaei.................................... 102

Competitions:

Jey Commercial Complex / NJP (Naqsh’e’Jahan-Pars Consulting Engineers.................................... 106

Shar Residential Complex / Hooman Balazadeh.................................... 116

Interior Design & Architecture:

Stone Melody / Hossein Donyagard Rad.................................... 124

Landscape Architectures:

Slip District: Chicago’sTesting Ground For Water Industry / Nina Chase.................................... 130

A Glance at Hydraulic Structures on Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf-Iran / Abdolreza Dashtizadeh .................................... 134

Report 2: Architectural Competition of Persian Standard's Factory.................................... 138



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