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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

Design Your Life with the AUS College of Architecture, Art and Design

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 6, 2015 12:00:00 PM

At AUS, we truly believe that great design emerges from an education that encompasses three core pillars: a deep understanding of culture, ethical engagement in society, and the discipline to develop one’s creative skills.

Click Here to discover the BEST Undergraduate and Graduate Programs offered by  American University of Sharjah.

The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at AUS offers a unique chance to immerse yourself in such an education. Offering programs in architecture, interior design, visual communication, multimedia design and design management, CAAD is the perfect environment for students who are eager to continue their growth in the world of design and develop the skills they need to succeed.

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Topics: College of Architecture, Art and Design

Sharjah Ruler receives a special gift from AUS students

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 18, 2015 12:00:00 PM

By Gureni Lukwaro

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS) received an artwork done by two final year students from the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) as a token of their appreciation for his unconditional support.

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Topics: College of Architecture, Art and Design

AUS students showcase sustainable projects

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 15, 2015 9:00:00 AM

By Mehvish Razvi

“One man's trash is another man's treasure.” Using this as the basis of their project, a group of students at American University of Sharjah (AUS) used reclaimed materials from a landfill to create works of art. The idea was for the students to create a "practically free" project by combining sweat equity and reclaimed materials and accomplishing all aspects of the delivery themselves.

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Topics: College of Architecture, Art and Design

AUS graduate excels in photography

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 31, 2015 10:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

Is it a video or not? Have you ever asked yourself that question when watching a time-lapse?

For some who are not familiar with time-lapse, it is a photographic technique of taking a sequence of frames at set intervals to record changes that take place slowly over time. For example a camera can be set to capture an image of a particular scene every five seconds. These still photos captured every five seconds can then be played, for example at 30 frames per second, which will make appear to be moving faster and hence the idea of lapsing.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Alumni, American University, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, College of Architecture, Art and Design

AUS Artists Win Top Prizes at Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award

Posted by AUS blog on Jan 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

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One of the many challenges for young artists is finding the right platform to showcase their imaginative creations. But for young artists in the region, the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award has provided the much-needed avenue to help launch new talent. Since its creation in 2006, the award has become the most important award for regional artists.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, United Arab Emirates, Award, College of Architecture, Art and Design

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