Field Notes from Aridly Abundant Landscapes


WHEN December 11, 2023
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Faysal Tabbarah, the 2023 NPUAE Curator, leads a compelling exploration into the potential of arid environments at the National Pavilion UAE during the 18th International Architecture Exhibition. His work focuses on unveiling the hidden possibilities within arid landscapes, especially those in the UAE, such as desert plateaus, wadis, and coastal plains. This talk highlights innovative architectural designs tailored for arid climates, challenging traditional perceptions and exploring these environments as spaces rich in opportunity. The aim is to shift the narrative around aridity, presenting these regions as fertile grounds for architectural innovation and abundance.

This event is part of NYUAD Art Gallery's new series titled 'Curators Talk'

  • Faysal Tabbarah, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Architecture, American University of Sharjah; Curator, National Pavilion UAE, 2023

In Collaboration with

National Pavilion UAE
NYUAD Art Gallery

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