urbanphenomena: design+research

Visualogue|36. Swiss Made|Ahmed Kaki

Where would we be without Swiss precision? Something direly lacking in our part of the World! Our March visualogue speaker, Ahmed Kaki will introduce how Swiss architects have managed to … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

madeinjeddah|The Pizza Mosque

The Pizza Mosque exemplifies Jeddah’s tolerance and casual attitude towards Religion within the context of daily life. Despite the Pizza symbolizing the encroachment of Western culture in a traditional society, in … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Visualogue|35. Bawa & Beyond|Rushdha Hamza

The November visualogue will introduce our latest discoveries within the growing community of designers residing in Jeddah, Rushdha Hamza. She is an interior designer from Sri Lanka who has moved … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Greeting|Ramadhan 1435 تهنئة|شهر رمضان المبارك

بمناسبة حلول شهر رمضان المبارك، نتقدم لكم بأسمى التهاني و أحر التبريكات، و ندعو الله أن يتقبل منا ومنكم الصيام و القيام وصالح الأعمال، و كل عام و أنتم بخير. … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

1435 تهنئة|العام الهجري الجديد Greeting| New Hegira Year

بمناسبة العام الهجري الجديد، ندعو الله أن يبارك لكم و لجميع المسلمين فيه، و كل عام وانتم بخير. From all of us at the urbanphenomena team, we send you our … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Visualogue|33. Deconstructing Ambiguity|Bayan Naseer

Our October visualogue will introduce a young experimental researcher and conceptual designer from Makkah, Bayan Naseer who has just returned from the UK after completing her MA in interactive Media … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Greeting|Ramadhan 1434 تهنئة|شهر رمضان المبارك

بمناسبة حلول شهر رمضان المبارك، ندعو الله أن يتقبل منا ومنكم الصيام و القيام وصالح الأعمال، و كل عام و الجميع بخير. The urbanphenomena team would like to wish you … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Visualogue|32. The Kyoto Machiya Revisited|Masaki Nomura

The May 2013 edition of the urbanphenomena visualogue will be visiting the city of Kyoto, Japan. We shall view and learn about how the city has been encouraging young designers … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Workshop | Folly for Jeddah | 2013 February 23-25

This is a workshop conducted by urbanphenomena at Dar AL-Hekma university as part of the Design Week activities which took place during the last week of February 2013. The following … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Visualogue|31. The Holy City Reconfigured|Atef Alshehri

For this edition of the urbanphenomena visualogue, we are starting 2013 with a very crucial and sensitive topic; the massive annihilation of the urban fabric of Al-Madinah. Apart from the … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment