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AA at EXPERIMENTA DESIGN/LISBON BIENNALE 05

The podcast of the talk featuring Ayssar Arida and Pedro Gadanho, and hosted by John Thackara is now online at livelanguage.org ‘Designers in the age of Fear’- City and Architecture was recorded on: Sep 16 11h30 – 13h30, Lisbon
on November 14, 2005

ORCHITECTURE 0.9 AT CHISWICK HOUSE

The CSR’s first Orchitecture Event, a celebration of architecture through orchestra and vice versa, was a fantastic success. The live music/CCTV video installation developed by Ayssar Arida and Thor McB with the NLO for English Heritage had around 3000 visitors!
on November 14, 2005

SUM OVER HISTORY or THE GARDEN OF FORKING PATHS

Lebanese Urban Designer and Architect Ayssar Arida was about to write his piece for [OutsideEdge ejournal #03], when the assassination of Rafik Hariri sent Beirut into a state of crisis. […] Ayssar’s response was to offer his vision of the reconstruction of The Beirut’s Martyr’s Square, originally submitted as a proposal to an international design […]
on June 8, 2005

IT’S THE CITIES, STUPID.

The Urban Archipelago is a brilliant analysis of the post-election map of the US, that fits wonderfully within the quantum paradigm of complementarity (if you have the book, check out pp142-145, in chapter “Quantum Analysis of the Urban Realm” : forget BLACK/WHITE (or RED/BLUE!) and look at the finer grain, at the gradations, and suddenly […]
on November 16, 2004

AA AT VICKYH DESTINATIONS, GENEVA

Join us Thursday 28 October at Vickyh Destinations in Geneva for good drinks and good discussions! Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter, le jeudi 28 Octobre, pour rencontrer l’architecte Ayssar Arida, qui viendra présenter et dédicacer son livre QUANTUM CITY. De 18h00 à 21h00 Vickyh destinations 92, rue des Eaux-vives 1207 Genève t. +41.22.940.17.47 […]
on October 21, 2004

“INTUITION CAN BUILD BETTER CITIES…”

Portuguese magazine Architectura E Vida has published an interview of Ayssar (aka AYASSARD 😉 ) Arida by Carlos Sant’Ana in its January 2004 issue. Text is in Portuguese, but an English version should be up here soon.
on January 15, 2004

C O N . T E X T

The proceedings of the (theorising) History in Architecture and Design conference, held in Oslo 25-27 April 2003 have just been published, and include a slightly different version of Ayssar Arida’s THE 70 YEAR ITCH OR THE DAWN OF THE QUANTUM CITY, it’s on page 201.
on January 15, 2004

TOP 10 SO BEIRUT

December 2003 issue of JACK MAGAZINE carries a TOP 10 BEIRUT things to do by author Kris Kenway, with photographs by Ayssar Arida.
on January 6, 2004

SEARCH INSIDE QC AT AMAZON.COM

The full text of the book is now available to search and read excerpts from at Amazon.com Click “Search Inside This Book”, choose a keyword, and you will be taken to the part of the text with that index entry- a great way to preview if your subjects of interest are tackled the Quantum way! […]
on November 7, 2003