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Article | Sportshall, Jeddah | MIMAR 4 1982

Continuing our archives series posting articles on  projects in Jeddah by international architects and firms. This article was featured in MIMAR issue 4, published in 1982. It is part of a section introducing Frei Otto’s new work.  The early issues of MIMAR featured beautiful cut-outs on the cover page of one of the reviewed projects, in this case, the Sports Hall of the King Abdulaziz University.

June 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Article | SOM’s New Tower in Jeddah… | Architectural Record February 1979

This is the first part of our archives series in which we post articles on projects in Jeddah by international architects and firm as well as PhD Theses and research papers on the city of Jeddah, especially during its formative years between 1965 – 1985.

March 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Report | Zak World of Façades | Jeddah: 2018 December 12

    1st edition of Zak World of Façades Jeddah took place yesterday at the Park Hyatt Hotel. A Good line up of speakers, including Fabien Hecker from Zaha Hadid … Continue reading

December 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Report | Neuroscience for Cities | Playbook Launch | London: 2018 July 19

  London based The Centric Lab in collaboration with the Spatial Cognition Laboratory at UCL have been commissioned by the Future Cities Catapult to produce a playbook (read: manual) on how … Continue reading

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Workshop | Made in Juffair: Mapping the Cultural Identity of Juffair | 2017 March 31

  In continuation of the “Made in Jeddah” series of workshops around the region, urbanphenomena partner Reda Sijiny conducted the “Made in Juffair” workshop as a part of Mawane’s second … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Report | CITYSCAPE JEDDAH | Jeddah: 2015 April 5-7

A Report from the latest CITYSCAPE Jeddah Exhibition The latest event from the world renowned Cityscape portfolio of events was recently held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between 5-7 April 2015. … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 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

Report | Al Manakh: Gulf Continued Seminar at Columbia University|New York: 2010 September 24

Todd Reisz, editor of “Al Manakh- Gulf Continued”, delivered a short overview of the publication last week at Columbia University in New York. As part of a seminar to provide … Continue reading

September 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Printed | MIDDLE EAST ARCHITECT | 2010 September

The Firm: Since starting out in Jeddah just over ten years ago, urbanphenomena has sought to bring together young architects and designers in Saudi Arabia. The firm was set up … Continue reading

September 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Report | TOWARDS THE FIRST WORLD EXPO | Jeddah: 2008 October 11 – 2009 January 10

A Report from the first and only “Towards the First World” Exhibition The exhibition ‘Towards the First World’ was inaugurated by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin … Continue reading

February 7, 2010 · Leave a comment