Shibam – The Skyscraper city of the Desert in Shibam

A town with about 7,000 inhabitants, known for its mudbrick-made high-rise buildings. The first Advertisements

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Dubai Frame – The largest frame in the world in Dubai

The architectural landmark in Zabeel Park, Dubai opened in January 2018. The project was conceived by Fernando Donis, and selected as the winner of a design competition by the Government of Dubai. The design was selected as the winner of the 2009 ThyssenKrupp Elevator International Award from 926 proposals. It is near the Star Gate of Zabeel […]

The Staircase of Knowledge in Balamand

The University of Balamand is a private institution, secular in its policies and approach to education. It welcomes faculty, students, and staff from all faiths and national or ethnic origins. It was founded by the Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch in 1988. The book staircase, which is called the Staircase of Knowledge, is located next to […]

The Troy and the Trojan War in Tevfikiye

In 1868, the German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann met Frank Calvert, who convinced Schliemann that Troy was a real city at what is now Hissarlik in Turkey. On the basis of excavations conducted by Schliemann and others, this claim is now accepted by most scholars. Many scholars believe that there is a historical core to the tale, though […]