DDFC TALKS: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WORKSHOP SERIES
2015

Organized by the Dubai Design and Fashion Council ...

X Architects awarded at Italian Architecture Engineering Congress
2018

Members of the Italian construction fraternity met at...

X Architects speaks on Contextual Adaptability
2018

Transformation, Translation, Representation – An Approach to...

X Architects presents at the AIAS conference at AUD
2018

The AIAS International Conference of 2018, hosted by the American University in Dubai...

X Architects invited to lecture at Ajman University
2018

X Architects presents a lecture about the fundamentals of architecture and...

X Architects Invited to speak at Noor Island Architecture Night
2018

Al Noor Island in collaboration with 1971 Design Space hosted ...

X Architects participates at the Saudi Travel & Tourism Investment Market Exhibition
2018

The 10th edition of Saudi Travel...

X Architects attends the Leaders in Architecture & Design MENA Summit 2018
2018

Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit is the largest platform...

Ahmed Al Ali gives lecture at Dubai Future Academy’s Pioneer Series
2018

The Pioneer series program is an initiative by the Dubai Future...

Minister of Culture & Development Visits X Architects’ Exhibition
2018

We were honored on the 19th if September to welcome H.E...

PH North Operadora Turistica Brazil visit X Architects office
2018

X Architects, as part of its office tours program...

Farid Esmaeil gives Lecture at Creative Group in New Delhi, India
2018

On the 10th of October, X Architects founder Farid...

X Architects Lectures at Apeejay College in New Delhi
2018

During X Architects’ latest visit to India, founding partner...

Jamia Millia Islamia Invites X Architects as a Guest Speaker
2018

Jamia Millia Islamia invited Farid Esmaeil as a...

X Architects present at MERAKI 2017
2017

MERAKI is a grand seminar held every year in Mumbai, India...

X Architects participates at Nuqat
2017

The Nuqat event was held at Al Serkal and hosted a discussion related to the design and architecture...

X Architects present at Abu Dhabi University
2017

Abu Dhabi University Architecture department invited X Architects team to present a lecture...

X Architects founders attend Future Cities Show Workshop
2017

Future Cites show hosts workshops, panel discussions and presentations...

Founder speaks at the Mapping Production Workshop
2017

Hosted by Architectem, the Mapping Production workshop was held to...

Students from Taiwan visit X Architects
2017

A group of students from the Department of Architecture of National Chiao Tung University in...

X Architects presents at the Mosque Design & Development Summit
2017

The Mosque Design & Development Summit brings industry...

X Architects presents at “After Dark” Conference
2017

Harvard University organized a conference titled “After Dark: Nocturnal Landscapes and...

X Architects contributes to Kuwait pavilion in Venice’s Biennale
2017

Following the great success of the exhibition held, the National...

X Architects attends the 2A Architecture Award
2017

X Architects attended the 2A Continental Architectural Awards ceremony organized by 2A Architecture...

X Architects attend ADU Career Fair
2017

X Architects returns to the ADU campus to participate in their annual career fair...

X Architects present at Al Ghurair University
2017

X Architects founder, Farid Esmaeil, was invited by the College of Design, Al Ghurair University, to...

X Architects participates in the AUS Career Forum
2016

X Architects was invited to participate at the AUS annual Career...

X Architects speaks at Global Islamic Economic Summit
2016

The Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) is the world’s largest...

X Architects participates in Dubai Plan 2021 workshop
2016

The Executive Council of Dubai and Dubai Culture and Arts Authority organized...

X Architects attend the ‘Business Connect’ discussion
2016

As part of a series of workshops with the business community, individuals ...

Founders of X Architects present at X Talk
2016

In collaboration with Columbia University, the German Jordanian University in ...

X Architects participates in ADU Career Fair
2016

X Architects was invited to attend the annual Career Fair...

X Architects speaks at IACC in Dubai
2016

Dubai Municipality organized its 4th International Architectural Conservation...

X Architects attends the Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit
2016

Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit is the largest and most...

X Architects host University of Kansas
2016

Professor Joseph Colistra chaperoned a tour for the University of Kansas'...

DR. SULTAN AL QASIMI INAUGURATED X-ARCHITECTS’ PROJECT
2015

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi ...

AHMED AL-ALI BECOMES AN IAB BOARD MEMBER
2015

UAE University of Al Ain's Industrial Advisory Board...

WIRED INTERVIEW AHMED AL-ALI
2015

X-Architects Chairman Ahmed Al Ali was interviewed for WIRED ...

BOLDTALKS INNOVATION 2015
2015

BOLDtalks Innovation is an impactful gathering that brings together an informative variety of discussions ...

DDFC URBAN MAJLIS
2015

Organized by the Dubai Design and Fashion Council, the Urban Majlis launched ...

Saudi Mega Projects 2015 Conference
2015

Saudi Mega Projects 2015 covers the Kingdom’s major construction ...

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEWS
2015

X Architects were invited on different occasions to participate ...

BUSINESS CONNECT EXPO 2020 WORKSHOP
2015

As part of Expo 2020 on-going series of workshops ...

BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK
2015

X-Architects project “Darb Al Mashaer” was published in Bloomberg ...

IMM COLOGNE INTERVIEWS AHMED AL-ALI
2015

International German furniture fair IMM Cologne...

DESIGN MENA SUMMIT
2015

DesignMENA Summit was held on the 8th December 2015 ...

LEADERS IN ARCHITECTURE MENA SUMMIT
2015

The summit provided an opportunity to get inspired by leaders ...

RUM MAGAZINE
2015

X Architects’ Darb Al Mashaer master plan was widely recognized ...

CURBED INTERVIEWS FARID ESMAEIL
2015

Farid Esmaeil Founding Partner of X Architects was interviewed by Curbed ...

OUT OF WATER DESIGN SOLUTIONS FOR ARID REGIONS
2015

X Architects' Founder Farid Esmaeil took part of ...

AUS BEST ENTREPRENEURS NOMINATION
2014

“X-Architects has shown innovation and prowess as entrepreneurs...”

DOHA ARCHITECTURE FORUM
2014

Farid Esmaeil delivers a talk about designing with a context, shares X-Architects' work...

X-ARCHITECTS PARTICIPATES IN LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
2014

The firm took part in short film at International Architecture Exhibition...

EXHIBITION AT LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
2014

Arab Architecture, Culture and Identity Exhibition in Denmark...

AHMED AL-ALI RECEIVES HONORARY AWARD
2014

Presented from the UAE University's Architectural Engineering Dept...

HARVARD ARAB WEEKEND
2013

Ahmed Al Ali and Farid Esmaeil joined a panel discussion at Harvard University...

FARID ESMAEIL TAKES PART AT TEDX TALK
2013

Event aimed to acquaint community with concept of worthy ideas...

LOUVRE ABU DHABI TALKING ART SERIES
2012

Ahmed Al-Ali took part in a talk that brought together specialists...

X-ARCHITECTS PRINCIPALS PARTICIPATE IN SIKKA PANEL
2012

An annual initiative founded by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority...

Swiss Eco Tap
2012

X-Architects have collaborated with Award winning Swiss company ...

X-ARCHITECTS WON MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AWARD
2011

Architects won the prestigious award for young business leaders at a Gala...

X-ARCHITECTS WON TWO AWARDS AT MEA AWARDS 2010
2011

Awards for Boutique Architecture Firm of the Year, and Principal of the Year...

AHMED AL ALI SPOKE AT GULF ON FOCUS FORUM
2011

The University of Bahrain held its annual Architecture Forum...

X-ARCHITECTS FEATURED IN "THE NATIONAL" NEWSPAPER
2011

Abu Dhabi newspaper published an article after the Cityscape Awards...

INHOLLAND UNIVERSITY VISIT
2011

On the 21st of June, 2010, a group of Architecture students from Inholland University of Applied Sciences in ...

"GULF SUFFERS FROM COOKIE-CUTTER CULTURAL MENTALITY”
2011

An article written by Ahmed Al Ali, was published in The National newspaper...

AL MANAKH II: GULF CONTINUED, VIDEO
2011

A video impression was made by its contributors, including X-Architects...

DUBAI ONE, AL EMARATI 2010
2011

Emarati is a dynamic magazine program on Dubai One that explores the culture and tradition of the UAE...

QATAR GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
2011

Under the banner "Green Buildings from Islamic and Architectural…"

CANADIAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERSHIP
2011

School of Architecture and Interior Design at the Canadian University...

"OUT OF WATER" CONFERENCE
2011

Farid Esmaeil leads a session at University of Toronto under the theme of "Converting Water Quality"...

X-ARCHITECTS TAKES PART IN RIBA CONFERENCE
2011

Royal Institute of British Architects talk on Arab Identity in Architecture...

X-ARCHITECTS WON AWARD AT CITYSCAPE AWARDS 2010
2010

The Al Naseem project won "Future Development Project of the Year"...

ARCHITECTURE NEWS PLUS
2010

In August 2010, X-Architects was added to Architecture News Plus, an online architectural and design...

FARID ESMAEIL TO PRESENT IN MOUSHARAKA CONFERENCE
2009

The conference will bring together practitioners, scholars, students...

AHMED AL ALI RECEIVES HONORARY AWARD
2009

Ahmed Al Ali was awarded by University of Sharjah during annual...

AHMED AL ALI TO PRESENT AT SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE
2009

A case study of “Xeritown - a climatic responsive habitat”...

FARID ESMAEIL PRESENTS AT CONFERENCE IN MUMBAI
2009

A forum for thought leaders to discuss ideas for effective Urban Solutions...

X-ARCHITECTS AWARDED AT MEA AWARDS 2009
2009

Mixed-Use Development of the Year at Middle-East Architect Awards...

AA WINTER SCHOOL 2008
2008

Ahmed Al-Ali and Farid Esmaeil are participating in 10 day intensive workshop-based program...

SUSTAINABLE MASTERPLAN PRESENTATION IN IFIAD 2008
2008

X-Architects has been invited to present their urban master plan...

X-ARCHITECTS TO PRESENT AT CITYSCAPE ABU DHABI 2008
2008

Ahmed Al-Ali will present strategies on sustainable master planning...

X-ARCHITECTS IN THE DISCUSSION PANEL AT SA+D
2008

Ahmed Al-Ali and Farid Esmaeil shall participate at AUS Open Day...

SHADING PAVILION PROJECT IN DUBAI
2008

X-Architects are developing a concept for the financial heart of Dubai...

PRESENTATION AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH
2008

X-Architects will present in seminar “Contemporary Urban Theory..."

AHMED AL-ALI PARTICIPATES IN SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE
2008

X-Architects principal spoke on sustainability in the Middle East...

"XERITOWN” PUBLISHED IN THE NATIONAL NEWSPAPER
2008

The article also featured an interview with Ahmed Al-Ali...

COMMEMORATIVE RING PRESENTED TO SHEIKH
2008

Presented it to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi...

AHMED AL-ALI PRESENTS AT GREEN BUILDING CONFERENCE
2008

The Abu Dhabi Green Building conference is the first of its kind...

AHMED AL-ALI PRESENTS AT AUS
2008

Discussed the latest works of X-Architects at the SA+D auditorium, American University of Sharjah...

X-ARCHITECTS WON AT HOLCIM AWARDS 2008
2008

The Awards were announced at a gala ceremony in Marrakesh...

FARID ESMAEIL PRESENTS AT NETHERLAND INSTITUTE
2008

Farid Esmaeil presented X-Architects works to a group of 50 CEOs...

X Architects Chairman gives lecture at ADU
2016

Ahmed Al Ali was invited to lecture at Abu Dhabi University...

X Architects speaks at BIG 5 Dubai
2016

The BIG 5 Dubai is one of the largest Trade Exhibitions held in...

X Architects Host Master Calligrapher Haji Noor Deen
2016

Following the success of the Global Islamic...

X Architects showcased new product at WETEX
2016

WETEX is the leading show showcasing the latest solutions in conventional...

X Architects visit GEMS school
2016

GEMS First Point School assigned their 6th year students with...

Founder speaks at the Big 5 Event
2017

For the second year in a row, X Architects was invited to present at the Big 5 event at the World Trade Center...