FIND Fellow Yasser Elsheshtawy investigated the presence of interstitial sites, sometimes named terrain vague, that lie outside the gaze of planners and city officials, within Abu Dhabiâs Central Area. #FIND_Yasser #FIND_ADTree
Talk at Columbia University’s Studio X, Amman “The City as Palimpsest.”
”Egypt is the only nation-state in the Arab world; the rest are just tribes with flags.” Thus declared Tahsin Bashir, well-known Egyptian diplomat, asserting the countries’ supremacy.
How cities grow, slump and recover
from The Economist
Multimedia Entry on Dubai
A multimedia section from “Mapping Dubai,” a research project undertaken by Yasser Elsheshtawy, is currently featured in the BMW Guggenheim Lab exhibition in New York. “Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends” is on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim …
US exhibition includes UAEU project showing everyday life unfolding on a street corner
These videos were commissioned as part of Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends from the BMW Guggenheim Lab, on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum from October 11, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014. Learn more at http://www.guggenheim.org/100urbantrends.