Cultural exterior

PrizeHonorable Mention in Interior Architecture Photography / Historic Interior
LocationDubai , United Arab Emirates
StudioDubai Municipality
PhotographerFalwa Saleh

The stories behind the making of Dubai’s iconic high-rise buildings have excited people beyond boundaries. Often untold and perhaps equally exciting is the story of how Dubai Municipality has meticulously restored and revitalized the historical buildings in Shindagha, which was once the central and most distinctive district of old Dubai and the home to the Dubai’s ruling Sheikhs and leading merchants. The project is considered a gigantic restoration process, in which 162 buildings were restored including the house of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum (former ruler of Dubai). The Architectural Heritage