December 3, 2017

Muscat is a fascinating city. As my airplane prepares for landing in the dark evening, the lit Muscat gradually comes to sight. How can the city tease me like that? Areas alternate between sparkling and complete darkness when mountains slide back and forth in the persp...

October 1, 2017

Roudaina looks very much forward to starting her new appointment on the 1st of October 2017 as Lecturer in Planning and Urban Design at University of Westminster and to working with the students on a variety of projects across different courses and modules, including U...

In the LSE event London Growth by Design on the 10th of July, London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan presented his vision for London and Londoners - Many Londoners have great expectations to this ambitious Mayor, in particular on the fronts of inclusiveness and housing. Affordable...

July 19, 2017

We congratulate Nouha and her team who won the International Fabrication Festival 2017 DS Smith First Prize for their pavilion for 'best use of material'!

The team was formed by Nouha Hansen, Sneha Genovia Baptista, Amad Hussain and was mentored by Colman Architects....

June 26, 2017

For her first year of Masters of Architecture at University of Westminster, Nouha has designed her exciting project 'LACUNA Fashion Island'. 

The project is a response to the London housing crisis and seeks to showcase the potential of new London neighbourhoods as...

June 4, 2017

Architecture adds to happiness through engaging our senses and responding to diversity of needs and expressions as well as creating a stronger connection with the local context and heritage cultivating a sense of belonging and identity. Its power in stimulating a sense...

June 4, 2017

Roudaina was happy to be invited again by University of Westminster, Architecture Department as a guest critic for the final review of master students' projects designing "Islands on the River Thames". It was a great pleasure to see that the students have made a great...

April 26, 2017

A holistic approach to coastal management is greatly important. Roudaina held her lecture "Harbor-front redevelopment and coastal management: Working towards more thriving cities and regions" on the 19th of April at the American University of Sharjah where she tal...

April 25, 2017

We are extremely happy and honoured to have Dr. Ahmad N. Sadek joining our company as our Regional Director in the Gulf Region. Dr. Sadek is a great capacity in urban and regional planning. He has been an Adjunct Professor at the American University of Sharjah and was...

March 13, 2017

Our Director of Architecture Nouha was delegated by University of Westminster where she prepares her Masters in Architecture to attend the Thames Estuary 2050 Charrette on Friday the 10th of March. The Charrette was arranged by the Thames Estuary Growth Commission whic...

February 12, 2017

Roudaina was greatly honoured to talk at Voices from Syria event at Queen Mary University of London on the 31st of January as invited by the organisers: the QMBL Syria Solidarity Society, Queen Mary Amnesty International Society Barts STAR, Queen Mary Unicef Society an...

February 12, 2017

Nouha went on a field trip to India from the 10th-23rd of January 2017 looking for new inspiration as part of her Masters of Architecture course. 


"I could hardly contain my excitement as we landed in Delhi airport. India is amazing, everyone knows that – and I wa...

January 4, 2017

Dear colleagues and partners,

Happy New Year 2017!

2016 has been a great year for Platforms with several valuable collaborations around sustainable development with highly esteemed partners in the UK and internationally.

In prolongation with our earlier efforts in 2015, w...

December 6, 2016

Roudaina was greatly happy to give a talk on "Sustainable Urban Activism" in the Symposium Politics of Architecture at the University of Westminster, London. Roudaina took her starting point in some of her city planning projects in 2010-2011 in the city of Aleppo in No...

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