Rima is a freelance writer, editor and illustrator. She joined Dezeen in June 2016 as design editor and later served as deputy editor before going freelance late in 2017.
Prior to that, she was a founding editor of Webby-nominated Australian culture title Concrete Playground. She writes on technology, design, arts and culture.
Follow Rima on Twitter and Instagram at @rimasabina.
Dezeen has teamed up with The World Around to live-stream its In Focus: Land event on 22 October, an afternoon of free online talks exploring the complex post-colonial issues of land use in the 21st century. More
SOM has worked with the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning to explore a low-carbon alternative to conventional timber framing called SLT and build a pavilion to demonstrate its capabilities. More
In an effort to make solar panels beautiful, Marjan van Aubel has created translucent, stained-glass-like photovoltaics, which have been unveiled as part of the Netherlands' pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020. More
Sicilian designer Matteo Guarnaccia has visited the most populous countries in the world and collaborated with local makers to create a seating design in each country as part of his Cross Cultural Chairs project. More
Italian architect Carlo Ratti has defended his decision to design an exhibition about climate change sponsored by fossil-fuel giant Eni, saying the Milan design week installation is "not greenwashing". More
BIG has begun construction on its CityWave building, which will visually connect the towers of Milan's CityLife development with a low swooping roof that doubles as one of Italy's largest urban photovoltaic power stations. More
Leftover gravestone has been reinvented as side tables and sculptural objects in the Teile series, created by German-Spanish studio Anima Ona and exhibited at the Supersalone fair during Milan design week. More
Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have created an inflatable prosthetic hand that could be made for a fraction of the cost of similar prosthetics. More