Posts tagged as 'Index Dubai'

Dubai, as seen by Architonic's editors

In the second installment of our photographic journey through this year’s edition of INDEX Exhibition we reveal the images from the 3rd annual Contemporary Majlis Competition, the fair and the gleaming city of Dubai itself. Enjoy!

 

to Architonic’s photo tour of INDEX Exhibition 2011, Part II

Dubai's INDEX Exhibition, as seen by Architonic

In its 21st edition, Dubai’s INDEX Exhibition gave us an impression that the financial crisis of 2008, which unexpectedly but severely affected the Middle Eastern emirate, seems to be a thing of the past and that Dubai is on the road to recovery on a less speculative and more realistic level. Located on the emirate’s northern coastline, the glittering, glass-cladded Dubai City is itself an ultimate, extravagant showcase of emirate’s financial power and sky-high ambitions, with both architecture and interior design being the prime examples of this particular penchant for infinite luxury. (more…)