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Growing Social Fabric in Palestine

Urban restoration and community hub

An environmental, social and cultural hub created through the restoration of the historic center.

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“A sensitive and authentic approach to salvage ancient habits and traditions”
 
Global Awards 2021 Project Entry
 
Sustainable social hub in Kafr ‘Aqab, East Jerusalem
 
Project entry 2020 for Middle East Africa
 
Measures taken to reduce CO2 emissions
Project Details
Location
Jerusalem, Palestine
Authors
Shatha Safi
Main Author
Shatha Safi
RIWAQ-Centre for Architectural Conservation, Palestine
Saja Mansour
Main Author
Saja Mansour
RIWAQ-Centre for Architectural Conservation, Palestine
Yara Bamieh
Main Author
Yara Bamieh
Freelance Architect, Palestine
Khaldun Bshara
Further Author
Khaldun Bshara
RIWAQ-Centre for Architectural Conservation , Palestine
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2020
Middle East Africa
Related Information
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Growing Social Fabric in Palestine – Project Overview
Growing Social Fabric in Palestine – Project Overview

An environmental, social and cultural hub created through the restoration of the historic center of Kafr ‘Aqab.

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Growing Social Fabric in Palestine – Author Comment
Growing Social Fabric in Palestine – Author Comment

Author comment by Architects Shatha Safi and Saja Mansour, Riwaq Centre for Architectural Conservation, Ramallah, …

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