Transformations: The Emirati National House

Edited by: Yasser Elsheshtawy, Tracy Grey & Inas Souleiman

Published for the Biennale Architettura 2016 and edited by Dr. Yasser Elsheshtawy, Tracy Grey, and Inas Souleiman, the accompanying publication contextualizes the exhibition and associated research, providing a backdrop to the content displayed in the exhibition.

It features essays and academic studies by architects, sociologists, conservators and scholars including: Dr. Yasser Elsheshtawy, Alamira Reem Bani Hashim, Adina Hempel, Dr. Khaled Alawadi, Chaitanya Krishna Kumar and Karishma Asarpota.


  • English & Arabic


  • En: 978-9948-02-283-1
  • Ar: 978-9948-39-488-4


  • Slash


  • Yasser Elsheshtawy
  • Alamira Reem Bani Hashim
  • Adina Hempel
  • Dr. Khaled Alawadi
  • Chaitanya Krishna Kumar & Karishma Asarpota
  • El-Sayed el-Aswad
  • Amal Chabbi
  • Rachel Goodfriend
  • Reem Falaknaz