6-14 October 2017

Videos

Design Tours with Amman Design Week 2017

In line with the theme of ‘movement’, Amman Design Week 2017 is going beyond conventional design exhibitions and workshops by programming mobile experiences around the city.

JOIN THE DESIGN MOVEMENT: Amal Madanat

Amal Madanat started an initiative with the aim of producing zero waste by encouraging the community to recycle and educating kids to think twice before buying or throwing used materials

JOIN THE DESIGN MOVEMENT: Mohammad Zakaria

7Hills Skatepark is an example of participatory design; started by Mohammad Zakaria, the whole community got together and created an accessible, public space for skating, playing and socializing.

JOIN THE DESIGN MOVEMENT: Ziadat4Recycling

Trash is everywhere around us. Alaa Ziadeh decided to utilize these wasted materials, and founded Ziadat4Recycling, an initiative to design and create useful furniture pieces made out of recycled waste material

JOIN THE DESIGN MOVEMENT: Ahmad Sabbagh

SYNTAX's Ahmad Sabbagh designed a bus map of Amman to help people navigate the city and get to know the transport system.

Amman Design Week 2016: Highlights

Catch up on what you missed at Amman Design Week 2016, from exhibitions, installations, programs and events around the city. The inaugural edition of Amman Design Week took place from 1 - 9 September 2016.

Amman Design Week 2016: The Hangar Exhibition

The Hangar Exhibition, designed and curated by architect Sahel Al Hiyari, showcases original work by local and regional designers. The exhibition focuses on ideas of locality, challenging our understanding of design and its ability to push the boundaries of material, scale, form and function.

Amman Design Week 2016: The Crafts District

The abandoned Raghadan Tourist Terminal transforms into a social space exploring the importance of craft in issues of empowerment, self-expression and storytelling. This exhibition, curated and designed by architect Dina Haddadin, offers a holistic link between culture, heritage and contemporary craft.

Amman Design Week 2016: The MakerSpace

The MakerSpace is a forward looking celebration of the Maker Movement. Visitors are invited to explore and interact with the modern tools and methods of creation, including digital fabrication technology, 3D printers, audio-visual devices and advanced robotics.