Here, you'll find a remote camp, with areas for tenting alongside a riverbed, landscaped by nature with a combination of desert roses
and dragon's blood trees.
When the design was unveiled at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this past spring, Nouvel began his presentation with a photograph of a desert rose crystal, ensuring that the metaphor was already in his audience's mind before they saw a single image of his building.
Nouvel's desert rose is effective not only as metaphor but as structure.
The plausibility of the naturalistic metaphor, and its effectiveness as an architectural system, both hinge on an aesthetic of disorder; even if carefully scripted, it is the apparently haphazard overlaps, protrusions, and intersections that suggest the desert rose and give the building its most striking qualities.
Today, however, her most impressive collection comprises the desert rose
, Adenium obesum, which she displays in pots clustered together near the front of the house.
Bellydance Superstars and The Desert Roses
play The Journal Tyne Theatre tomorrow night.
Their collaboration flowered into the song Desert Rose which was a breakthrough for Arab music to cross over into a western composition.
With the success of Cheb Mami and Sting's Desert Rose, Copeland recruited Egyptian sha'bi superstar Hakim Mondo Melodia.
A case in point is the success of the Desert Rose collaboration of Sting and Cheb Mami.
The fungus-resistant qualities of Australia's Sturt's desert rose may be called upon to protect Australia's $1.
Sturt's desert rose, Gossypium sturtianum, is the most promising donor species identified so far.
In particular, do the genes for Fusarium resistance and gossypol-free seeds in Sturt's desert rose work when they are integrated into cotton?
Bellydance Superstars and the Desert Roses
, The Journal Tyne Theatre (0870) 145-1200
Then get tickets for the Bellydance Superstars and The Desert Roses.
The Bellydance Superstars and The Desert Roses visit Llandudno's North Wales Theatre on May 16