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The Christo and Jeanne-Claude award-winning sculpture comes home to AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Jul 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Asma Alabed

The Christo and Jeanne-Claude award-winning sculpture entitled Keswa finished its exhibition tour around the Emirates and has now arrived at its permanent home at American University of Sharjah.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, College of Architecture, Art and Design, Architecture, Arabic, Design, American, The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island, Emirates, Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, New York University Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Sarab, Design Space Sharjah

AUS College of Architecture to design shades for security guards

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 28, 2017 11:48:02 AM

By Aya Sadek

As part of the fifth year design-build project, 16 Architecture students from the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at American University of Sharjah (AUS) are working on a project that is designed to provide suitable shading for security guards on campus. Supervised by William Sarnecky, Associate Professor of Architecture, the students have designed and are currently constructing a booth outside the CAAD building that will provide shade for security guards stationed at the University Health Center and CAAD building gate.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University, College of Architecture, Art and Design, Architecture, CAAD, Bachelor of Architecture, American, Security Booth

AUS Alumna on a mission to ‘heal and rescue’ animals

Posted by AUS blog on Aug 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

The beautiful Golden Retriever that was found on campus last week has been re-homed. We want to thank our very own American University of Sharjah Alumna Parmis Nadali, an avid animal healer and rescuer. Nadali, with her team, were the ones who found and rescued the Retriever, took him to The City Vet in Dubai and worked out to re-home him.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, America, College of Architecture, Art and Design, Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture, American, Animal Rescue, Bachelor Degree

American University of Sharjah student wins Urban Commissions 2016

Posted by AUS blog on May 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Malvika Garia

An eye for creativity and flair for innovation go a long way, and American University of Sharjah student Hinjal Kumar learned just that when she won Urban Commissions 2016, the annual design competition of Dubai Design District (d3) and Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. Initiated under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Urban Commissions aims to engage with the creative community, whether students or professionals, in the UAE and promote its diverse industry. For its most recent edition, participants were asked to design a multipurpose public shelter that would serve as a meeting point for d3 while fulfilling functional, social and community roles in Dubai’s most creative area.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, New York, College of Architecture, Art and Design, Architecture, Urban Commissions, Paris, Artist, Young Artists, Awards, Dubai, Copenhagen

AUS student wins American design award during term abroad

Posted by AUS blog on May 6, 2015 11:00:00 AM

By Nour Al Ali

During his term abroad at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Fall 2014, not only did AUS architecture student Ali J. Al-Sammarraie enjoy a term full of new experiences, but he also won the Grand Prize in the Tam Bao Temple Studio and Design Competition, in which LSU students worked with the Vietnamese Buddhist community in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to create a plan for the redevelopment of areas adjacent to their temple.

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Topics: Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, Study Abroad, International Exchange, Award, exchange program, IXO, Exchange students, exchange program UAE, Architecture

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