Faysal Tabbarah (Architecture + Other Things)

Faysal Tabbarah is an educator, architect and co-founder of Architecture + Other Things, an experimental studio based in UAE that aims to develop alternative, research-based design and building methods. An associate professor of architecture at the American University of Sharjah, he explores the potential of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) environmental techniques to drive innovative building solutions, focusing particularly on contextual modes of production and material systems.