26 female students design 9 projects inspired by “Expo” and Union Day

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Twenty-six female students of the Interior Design Program at Abu Dhabi University designed 9 projects inspired by Expo 2020 Dubai, and the country’s celebrations of the 50th National Day of the Union. It is worn by men, in addition to many pieces of heritage furniture previously used in the Emirates.

“Al-Khaleej” met the coordinator of the Interior Design Program at Abu Dhabi University, along with a number of students of the program, who confirmed that they had designed the projects participating in the celebrations of the country on the 50th Union Day, and they also completed a study on organic substances and their impact on the health of users, when used in interior design in interiors. And they have proven that the percentage of substances used in interiors is high, which explains the need for specialized places to sell furniture made from organic materials for their health and safety.

4 years

Dr. Seddiqa Abdullah Abdel Shakour, professor at the College of Engineering and coordinator of the Interior Design Program at Abu Dhabi University, says: The Interior Design Program at Abu Dhabi University is accredited by the higher education in the country, and it takes 4 academic years. initially learn basic interior design courses and learn how to draw by hand, then move on to drawing through computer programs so that he learns all the skills that develop and refine his experience in interior design. A graduate of interior design engineering can work in furniture factories work as a designer, or in architectural offices in interior design, in banks and others.

Dr. Abdul Shakour adds that the students of the Interior Design Program at Abu Dhabi University share the state’s great joy on National Day and express the degree of gratitude, gratitude and appreciation towards the beloved Emirates through an exhibition in which they present a set offer. of their works and projects, amounting to 9 projects with the participation of 26 students, and the students were inspired by all the project ideas From the organization and presentation of the UAE Expo 2020 Dubai, as the first Arab country to host this event was, the students were also inspired by ideas of the 50th National Day of the country, and decided to design their projects from these two major events in the country, and the exhibition included many pieces of furniture designed and decorated with drawings. and materials that were previously used and usable.Work on the projects lasted 6 weeks.The projects were submitted to members of a jury consisting of professors from other universities and plastic artists.In the next stage, the projects will be auctioned and all exhibitions will be under the auspices of a charity; As part of the sales proceeds will be for female students and another portion will be donated to charity.

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Third-year student Ola Mahmoud Suleiman in the Interior Design Program at Abu Dhabi University says: I designed the project with my colleagues Farah Khamis Bakr, Sarah Aladdin and Yasmine Hazem, and it is a chair decorated with a falcon of dust, and another chair adorned with the Expo 2020 Dubai logo, and it symbolizes that the UAE flies with a falcon and rises high until it has reached the presentation of an important and great event like the Expo, and this project has us tackled by a course taught to us in the third year in the Interior Design Program on materials.

It adds that we collected samples of previously used and usable materials, and they made a “barcode” with it; So that the viewer can consider it as real substances and it is one of the substances most used in the field of interior design, and we have completed a study on organic substances and their impact on the health of users, when used in interior design used. interiors, and we wanted to deliver a message to the community, that furniture stores need To have a department for selling furniture that uses organic materials; It is to encourage consumers to buy this product, to encourage sustainability, and for the health and safety of individuals, society and the environment.

Organic and industrial

Regarding the difference between organic and synthetic substances, student Farah Khamis Bakr adds that the difference is very large. The first is organic since the beginning of agriculture, and there is no chemical substance in it, neither in color, nor in weave. . also not in manufacturing, nor plant fertilizer, and that is one hundred percent natural. And they have no negative impact, whether on humans, animals or the atmosphere. It is an environmentally friendly substance, and after a long life it is reused, unlike manufactured materials, which include chemicals in all their manufacturing, dyeing and weaving processes, and it has a limited life and dissolves, and it becomes for ‘ use a very long time that can reach 8 years and more, and this trend is in line with the guidelines of the United Arab Emirates towards nature, especially in the present time in the time of Corona, regarding manufactured materials and the chemicals which it contains can have a negative impact, noting that the key recommendations they made in the research encouraged people About the trend towards organic and green, and she says: We have recently noticed that most people have turned to healthy foods, such as vegetables and fruits that are not sprayed with pesticides, and therefore we must also pay attention to this material that affects us. bodies and interaction with heat. Moisture sting.

The importance of women

As for students Nour Barshid, Raja Mahmoud, Hessa Al Rayes and Aya Rifaat, third-year interior design students at Abu Dhabi University, they presented an Emirati wires project, which includes pieces of heritage furniture, in addition to a chair in which they also used organic substances and painted them with organic watercolors, explaining that their project reflects and emphasizes the importance of women. In the Emirati society and its contribution in the past and present, as well as include drawings illustrating the development of civilization in the Emirates from the days of diving and pearl fishing until they reach the Hope Probe, Burj Khalifa and Expo 2020 Dubai. Emirati traditional and traditional jewelry, in the middle between the past and the present, to show how Emirati women adhere to their customs, traditions and beautiful clothing to this day.

size and strength

Among the leading projects is a project designed from the colors and materials of the bisht, which is the traditional dress for men in the UAE, designed by students Dana Yousef Oqab, Fatima Al-Zubaidi and Lujain Walid from Abu Dhabi University. used a number of headbands to design the project furniture, in addition to lighting inspired by the Expo logo. 2020 Dubai, and the students explained that they chose the Emirati man’s dress because of its power, grandeur and majesty.

Another project designed by students Mira Ayman, Sarah Sami, Nour Al-Huda Darwish and Salam Qaraan, in green, reflecting the greenery of the UAE and its fight against desertification, and in gold, inspired by the colors of Expo 2020 Dubai . .

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