The city and the elements

Middle-east cities have a lot more intense relation with the elements comparing to Europe with its temperate climate. The presence of the sea capable of changing everything or the desert touching the cities from time to time set new conditions for everyday life and for planning and construction. This compilation focus on such conditions, the limits and opportunities of human existence related to the desert and the sea.

The desert castle (Eirin Gjorv, 2007, 55’)
Mirage (Srdan Keca, 2011, 42’) Screening and discussion with Hungarian architects working in Dubai
The sea in me (Yilmaz Vurucu, 2012, 60’) Screening and discussion with Yilmaz Vurucu