HOW TO GET LOST IN BEIRUT

Sleazenation magazine‘s July issue has an article on Beirut by Kris Kenway, author of the up-coming novel “Bliss Street”, with photographs by Kavi Pujara & Ayssar Arida. [note: watch this space for the launch soon of AA’s photo gallery online].
on June 23, 2003

ONE POT CITIES

“We are what we eat, but why do we eat that way? wonders Ayssar Arida” in this just-published gem of a cookbook…
on June 23, 2003

THRESHOLD GENERATION

The Architectural Review has published AA’s response to Charles Jencks in this month’s issue “The problem with Charles Jencks is that he is too old…”
on June 6, 2003

AA at the ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS SUMMER EXHIBITION

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2003, one of the UK’s most important art & architecture shows, begins on 2nd of June till 10th of August. The Grand Egyptian Museum competition joint entry by Ayssar Arida and Katerina Hoey will be on show. Royal Academy of Arts Burlington House, Picadilly, London W1J 0BD
on May 28, 2003

SOUKS OF BEIRUT

Added images from “PAST-SOUKS-FUTURE” International ideas competition entry by Ayssar Arida & Fadi Sarieddine in the projects section.
on May 24, 2003

FENCING BATTLEGROUND

“rules: make a point, prove it. no name-calling. all other blows allowed. -en garde!” A fantastic thread on the ArchNet Forum, more than 30 posts and the discussion goes on strong, come and join Ayssar, Shiraz, Lucien, Enrico and the others…
on May 19, 2003

Architecture in the New Paradigm

a response to charles jencks published in AR June 03 The problem with Charles Jencks is that he is too old to recognize the new paradigm as anything more than a new opportunity to recount the buildings of his personal favourite architects…