Sustainable Design

Cross-border

The Sahara Forest Project is Combating Desertification

You can’t hide under a rock to escape climate change. It affects every country and continent in all corners of…
Jordan, Cross-border

Weaving a Home Tent Created for Refugees by Jordanian Designer

People have roamed the Earth since the beginning of time. The reasons for travel vary from war, weather, or even…
Jordan, Palestine, Cross-border

SEP- Every Stitch Tells a Story

Last year, we told you about the Social Enterprise Project (SEP), which employs skilled Palestinian refugee women at the Gaza refugee…
Qatar

Check out Qatar’s 3D Printed Stadium Models for 2022 World Cup

Many of us still quite can’t get our head around on how 3D printing actually works and what benefits it…
Morocco

Morocco will be MENA’s 1st country to Manufacture Electric Buses

In a move to strengthen the ties between Morocco and China,  Morocco’s Banque Populaire Popular Bank recently signed an important…
UAE

Taka Solutions Seeks Public Support to Save Energy Globally

Forget about solar energy. Buildings are the key to conserving energy. Taka Solutions has the technology needed to save a…
Egypt

Tafaseel School Bags Help Save the Environment

In a land where poverty strikes in the most populated areas, such as Egypt, rules and regulations have become stricter,…
Turkey

See How this Turkish Man Recreates Mini Ancient Historical Buildings from Trash

Many areas around the world suffer from a common problem, massive waste.  In an attempt to solve this issue, their…
Palestine

Palestine’s First Ever Mobile Food Van called The Food Train

In Ramallah’s busy streets, workers and children stare in awe as they approach the colorful van. It’s called The Food Train and…
Morocco

Morocco Launches the World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

There’s a powerful secret hiding out in the Sahara Desert and it belongs to Morocco! On February 4th, Morocco revealed the…
Morocco

Morocco: A Documentation of Street Art

Graffiti, otherwise known as street art, has been around since the times of the ancient Greeks. Today, this form of…
Jordan

Abeer Seikaly’s “Weaving a Home”: Bringing the Comfort of Modern Life to the Displaced

Jordanian designer and architect, Abeer Seikaly, has come up with a solution for the hundreds of thousands of displaced people…
Lebanon

Bokja Design Studio: Transforming Textiles and Furniture

Houda Baroudi and Maria Hibri got together in Lebanon in 2000 and combined their passions for vintage textiles and furniture.…
Jordan

Hangit upcycled wire hangers

Got a bunch of wire hangers and have no idea what to do with them? Onur Lambaz was about to…
UAE

Sharjah Researchers Design First Hydrogen Cell UAV in GCC

In an attempt that’s first of its kind in the region, a team of researchers and senior students from the…
Lebanon, Syria

Building a Playground With the Power to Heal

A non-profit design studio that works internationally with projects that can garner the potential to catalyze change in society, CatalyticAction, has…
Tunisia

Dar Ben Gacem: One Space at a Time

In Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, lies an enchanting 300 year old villa. Upon recent renovations it now stands as…
Jordan, Palestine

Sitti Soap: An Enterprise to Cleanse Away Dependency

Founded by two remarkable women, Sitti Soap is a skin care company and a social enterprise based out of Jerash,…
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