Art meets utility for textile cricket shelters in Qatar

January 1st, 2024

Images: MOTOElastico/Raviv Cohen Some steel framing, shade cloth and oil paint—that seems a simple enough recipe to build shelters for cricket team members while they’re in the hot sun in Lusail, Qatar. But when handled by an artist and design studio, a simple shelter inspired by temporary spaces for construction workers is anything but ordinary. […]

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Khalifa International Stadium

January 1st, 2023

When the 2022 FIFA World Cup games arrived at Qatar’s Khalifa International Stadium, viewers saw an innovative and visually stunning roof system built by Birdair Inc. Qatar has the honor of hosting the first-ever World Cup in the Middle East, where the Khalifa stadium is one of eight that will host World Cup matches from […]

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