Meitha Al Mazrooei (Dubai & New York)

Narratives and Myths

By looking into the small pockets that line the spatial boundaries of the United Arab Emirates, Al Mazrooei questioned how spatial languages of design, art and development manifest in the periphery. Furthermore, she examined how the built environment is an existential reference for understanding multiple generations of people and their passage through time, place and meaning.

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Meitha Al Mazooei’s FIELD MEETING participation is supported by Alserkal Avenue (Dubai).

Meitha Al Mazrooei, Narratives and Myths, 2017. Lecture documentation FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Project, November 14th at Asia Society.


With a Bachelor degree in Architecture and a minor in Design Management from The American University of Sharjah, Meitha Al Mazrooei is the editor of WTD Magazine, a biannual architecture and design platform that draws attention to the urban conditions in the Middle East. She recently co-founded a hypothetical office and Center for Architectural Discourse. Currently, she is pursuing an M.S. in Critical, Curatorial & Conceptual Practice in Architecture at Columbia University.

Maitha Al Mazrooei, Meitha Maz, 2015