Culture

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rave-olution. Photo by Alexander Popov on Unsplash.

Rave-olution

Club culture provides something of much more importance than just hedonism or fun times with friends: club culture represents freedom and tolerance.
Reading Time: 5 minutes From the Egyptian Pavilion at the Architecture Exhibition at Venice Biennale. Courtesy of Roba Becciah.

Roba Becciah: The Informal City – Informality And The Modern Metropolis

This year's Egypt Pavilion at the Venice Beinnale, "Roba Becciah: The Informal City," takes on free, unstructured, informal trading in cities like Cairo. We speak with architecture professor Cristiano Luchetti, one of the co-curators of the exhibit, on how unstructured urban markets can help us rethink free space in our cities.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Jeddah Opera House

The Jeddah Opera House & Saudi Arabia’s Cultural Revolution

As the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia enacts policies that raise eyebrows on both sides of the spectrum, the Jeddah Opera House, slated for completion by 2022, stands out as a symbol of the country's cultural revolution.