Phase 1 of the 2023 Open Call for exhibition proposals for the UAE Participation at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition is now closed. 

A dedicated committee will be reviewing all proposals in Phase 1 and shortlisted semi-finalists will be contacted directly. Phase 2 of the application process will take place between December 2021 – January 2022, with finalists selected by May – June 2022. 

All applications to the National Pavilion UAE’s 2023 Biennale Architettura Open Call will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of leaders in the UAE cultural and architectural industries, and include the following:

HH Sheikha Lateefa bint Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Founder and Director of Tashkeel

H.E. Zaki Nusseibeh
Cultural Advisor to the President
Chancellor, UAE University

Rita Aoun
Executive Director  
Culture Sector, Department of Culture of Tourism- Abu Dhabi

Manal Ataya
Director General
Sharjah Museums Authority

Kevin Mitchell
Professor, American University of Sharjah

Dr. Alamira Reem Al Hashimi
Urbanist, Architect and Author of Planning Abu Dhabi: An Urban History  

Wael Al Awar
Principal Architect Waiwai, Dubai
National Pavilion UAE curator 2021

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