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Steps of Amman in Jordan

Urban stair and library

Steps of Amman, an urban stair and library in the city of Amman in Jordan, transcends disciplinary boundaries by simultaneously being a building, an urban infrastructure, and patch of landscape.

More than just a project for a building, the design makes a plea for reinforcing the civic role of architecture in contemporary culture. 

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Square One: Urban Library and Learning Center in Amman
Next Generation prizes: The future is in their hands
“Reinforcing the civic role of architecture in contemporary culture”
Project Entry 2017 for Middle East Africa
Project Details
Amman, Jordan
Noor Marji
Main Author
Noor Marji
German Jordanian University, Jordan
"Next Generation" 4th prize 2017
Middle East Africa
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“Focussing on the true identity of the city” – Sustainable design by Noor Marji
“Focussing on the true identity of the city” – Sustainable design by Noor Marji

A project for an urban stair and library in Amman, Jordan connects people and leverages the entire community says Noor …

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