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March 3, 2019 - Dawn

Artist: Designs on the World

Herve Matine, a French graphic designer of Iranian origin, was one of the jurors at the Architecture Design Art (ADA) ­Awards 2018-2019 which took place in Karachi recently. Matine started his studies at the University of Fine Arts in Tehran but after moving to France in 1982, completed his studies with a PhD in Fine Arts from Paris Diderot University in 1987......

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February 10, 2019 - Dawn

Architecture: Contextualising Design

Gonca Pasolar is the Chief Operating Officer and a senior architect at Emre Arolat Architecture (EAA), a leading architecture firm based in Istanbul with studios in London and New York. She recently visited Karachi as one of the jury members for the ADA Awards (Architecture Design Art) 2018-2019......

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January 24, 2019 - Dawn

Was the first Architecture Design Art Awards truly a celebration of the Pakistani creative mind?

The first biannual Architecture Design Art (ADA) Awards were held in Karachi on Saturday January 19. Some of the city’s most prominent designers and architects gathered at the Sindh Governor House where they rubbed shoulders with young, up-and-coming talent. While the event itself was a fairly bumpy ride, President Arif Alvi as well as Governor Imran Ismail were in attendance, a victory for those pushing for government support for the arts........

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January 22, 2019 - Pakistan Observer

Architecture Design Art Awards 2018-2019

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January 22, 2019 - Daily Times

Shafaat Ali’s performance, Khumariyaan’s music rocks the city of lights

On Sunday, attendees enjoyed a special performance by comedian and impersonator Shafaat Ali, a mesmerising performance by the charismatic Sohai Abro as well as a power-packed performance by the music industry’s newest sensation Khumariyaan........

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January 21, 2019 - The Nation

Architecture Design Art Awards wrap up

The inaugural Architecture Design Art (ADA) Awards were held at the Sindh Governor House. The awards ceremony set new precedents by focusing on excellence and innovation within the field of design, arts and architecture..........

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January 19, 2019 - The News

Curating Culture: Perspectives on architecture, design, and art

Pakistan's first dedicated Liberal Arts University, Habib University’s Center of Media and Design, in collaboration with the magazine, ADA (Architecture, Design, and Art), hosted a day-long symposium titled ‘Curating Culture: Perspectives on Architecture, Design, and Art’.........

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January 19, 2019 - Daily Times

Best architect, designers and artists of Pakistan to be recognised at Governor’s House

The ADA awards are an opportunity for Pakistan’s creative talent to present their innovative and original works to an international audience. The awards are open to all Pakistani nationals as well as the Pakistani global diaspora; national firms, design studios and individuals engaged in the disciplines of architecture, design and art.......

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January 18, 2019 - Pakistan News Releases

The first international competition to recognize and award Pakistani excellence in architecture, design and art

The winners of the inaugural ADA Awards 2018 – 2019 will be announced at a Gala Night on Saturday, 19 January at the Sindh Governor House in Karachi. The Architecture Design Art (or ADA) Awards are an opportunity for Pakistan’s creative talent to present their innovative and original works to an international audience. The Awards are open to all Pakistani nationals as well as the Pakistani global diaspora; national firms, design studios and individuals engaged in the disciplines of architecture, design and art..........

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November 10, 2018 - The News

ADA announces awards jury

The Architecture Design Art magazine has announced the jury members of the ADA Awards 2018-19. In this inaugural cycle of the ADA Awards, they have provided an opportunity for the region’s creative talent to present innovative and original works for selection by a jury of leading figures from the world of architecture, interiors, art and design.........

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November 10, 2018 - The News

ADA Awards 2018-19 jury announced

ADA Awards, an initiative of the magazine ADA – Architecture Design Art, announced the jury members of the ADA Awards 2018-19. In this inaugural cycle, they have provided an opportunity for the region’s creative talent to present innovative and original works to be considered by a jury of leading figures from the world of architecture, interiors, art and design.........

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August 26, 2018 - The Nation

ADA Awards to encourage talent

With rapid changes in society, architect and urban planner Arif Hassan believes that architecture design is also evolving and undergoing some good changes, which need to be acknowledged.......

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People Magazine

ADA awards launch ceremony

ADA Pakistan’s premier magazine for architecture design and art launched their awards for excellence in the fields of art and its associated disciplines, to showcase Pakistani talent on a global level...........

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August 18, 2018 - Karachi

Official Press Release

ADA, Pakistan’s premier magazine for architecture design and art launched their awards for excellence in the fieldsof art and its associated disciplines,to showcase Pakistani talent on a global level. The details were revealed by Maria Aslam, founding editor ADAandlead,at animpressive ceremony held at Claremont House, Karachi. Guest speakers included eminent art critic Marjorie Hussain and senior architects Gulzar Haider and Shahid Abdullah. The event was well-attended by members fromthe professional,socialand mediafraternities of Pakistan. The event concluded with an interactive conversation with the Chairs for allthree disciplines-ShahidSayeed Khan for architecture, Saima Zaidi for design and Sameera Raja for art.

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