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In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

Architecture Triennial is one of the late Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi's imprints and the best-known monuments and the first and foremost platform for architecture and urbanisation in the Middle East, North and East Africa and Southeast Asia.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, opens inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, held under the theme "Rights of Future Generations". Seen with HE Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi is the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development and Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Board of Directors of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

Sultan Al Qasimi was greeted by a number of officials. Seen with Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Board of Directors of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

Ruler of Sharjah visited the Sharjah Triennial, which was held at Al Qasimia School building where His Highness familiarised himself with the most prominent accompanying workshops and programmes to be displayed to visitors.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

Sheikh Sultan watched documentary on the construction stages of Bee'ah's new headquarters.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

The event aims to enrich dialogues and discussions on the building environment in the region by revisiting the existing discourse from a regional perspective.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

The Triennial opens up new spaces for critical reflection and supports research into the relationship of the urban environment with its complex social, economic and cultural contexts.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

His Highness stands for a photograph with a number of officials.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

Ruler of Sharjah headed for old Souq Al Jubail building which houses a collection of works of art that reflected the integration of the divisions of buildings, facilities and services in city planning.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

Sultan Al Qasimi was briefed on the stand dedicated to Bee'ah's headquarters and a selection of projects by the late architect Zaha Hadid. Seen with Khaled Al Huraimel, Bee’ah’s group CEO and Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Board of Directors of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial.

In pictures: Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Sharjah Architecture Triennial

His Highness listened to an explanation from the artists and specialists about their most important works that reflect the theme of the Sharjah Triennial.