Tag: jordan

Housing Project in Pink Hues References Amman Old Buildings

Amman, Jordan

Greenwood Barton Architects 2018 Greenwood Barton Architects have recently finished a housing project in Hweteh that references Ammani buildings from the 80’s. The Ola Apartments are located in Hweteh, South of Amman, just off the main road on the way to the airport. Hweteh joins several other newly formed neighborhoods which have emerged to serve Amman’s Read More

Your Guide for Amman Design Week 2017

Amman, Jordan

Text by Mohammad Aljabi for Herkhazeen If you’re planning to visit Amman Design Week 2017 (if you haven’t already), this article will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the event and what to visit. Amman Desing week is running until October 14th. An overview of the event’s venues © Mohammad Aljabi This year’s theme, Read More

Sijal Institute for Arabic Language and Culture

Amman, Jordan

Architect: Greenwood Barton Architects Landscape Design: Lara Zureikat Amer Sweidan © Sijal Institute for Arabic Language and Culture is located on Omar Bin Khattab street in Jabal Amman overlooking Jabal Al-Ashrafiyeh. It occupies the lower levels and terraced garden of a Damascene family house built in the 1930s. The original building consisted of just three Read More

Wadi Rum Excavated Sanctuaries

Wadi Rum, Jordan

Architect: Rasem Kamal Location: Wadi Rum, Jordan Area: 180,000 sq.m Year: 2015 Thesis Project, THE RICE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Thesis director: Carlos Jiménez Sunset View for The Excavated Courtyards © Rasem Kamal This project represents the architectural product of a thesis that focuses on subtraction not addition, subtracting voids and spatial volumes according to users’ Read More

Architecture and Representation

Amman, Jordan

Studio-X Amman “Architecture and Representation” is a public symposium organized by the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation’s (GSAPP) Studio-X Amman at the Columbia Global Centers | Middle East as part of a design studio taught by Amale Andraos (Assistant Professor of Architecture at GSAPP). By Studio-X Amman: The question of representation Read More