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New Life for Old Structures, Various Locations, IranNew Life for Old Structures, Various Locations, Iran

Planners/Conservators
Urban Development and Revitalization Corporation; Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization

Completed in 1992 and ongoing

 

An ongoing project comprising more than 30 urban revitalisation and development initiatives in 21 cities throughout Iran. Historical buildings are acquired, restored and rehabilitated as public facilities for the benefit of local communities.
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Aït Iktel, Abadou, MoroccoAït Iktel, Abadou, Morocco

Project Conception
Ali Amahan

Client
Association Aït Iktel de Développement

Completed in 1995 and ongoing

 

This project exemplifies a new approach to development, environmental conservation and the improvement of living conditions for a rural community. It includes the provision of social services, infrastructure development and the encouragement of economic activity and education.
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Kahere Eila Poultry Farming School, Koliagbe, GuineaKahere Eila Poultry Farming School, Koliagbe, Guinea

Architects
Heikkinen-Komonen Architects

Patron
Eila Kivekäs

Client
Centre Avicole Kahere

Completed in 2000

 

The teaching complex comprises classrooms, student dormitories, and teachers’ residences, all grouped around a courtyard and set within the natural rural environment.
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Nubian Museum, Aswan, EgyptNubian Museum, Aswan, Egypt

Architect
Mahmoud El-Hakim

Consultants
Arab Bureau for Design and Technical Consultation

Landscape Architects
Dr Werkmeister & M Heimer Landscape Architects; Sites International Landscape Architects

Clients
Nubian Antiquities Salvage Fund; Supreme Council of Antiquities

 

Sponsors
UNESCO; ICOM (International Council of Museums)

Completed in 1997

 

Intended to preserve and celebrate Nubian culture, the museum includes display areas, educational and training facilities, and extensive outdoor spaces for community use, all set within city of Aswan along the River Nile.
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SOS Children's Village Aqaba, JordanSOS Children's Village Aqaba, Jordan

Architects
Jafar Tukan & Partners

Client
SOS Children's Village Association of Jordan

Completed in 1991

 

Conceived as a village, the complex features modestly scaled clusters of individual houses built with traditional materials and set within a landscaped compound with walkways, play areas and other communal facilities.
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Olbia Social Centre, Antalya, TurkeyOlbia Social Centre, Antalya, Turkey

Architects
Cengiz Bektas

Client
Akdeniz Üniversitesi

Completed in 1999

 

The new social centre is a series of buildings for students and teachers, and spaces open to the public, which are organised along a pathway forming an axis that binds together the disparate elements of the Akdeniz Üniversitesi campus.
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Bagh-e-Ferdowsi, Tehran, IranBagh-e-Ferdowsi, Tehran, Iran

Architects
Baft-e-Shahr Consulting Architects and Urban Planners

Client
Tehran Municipality

Completed in 1997

 

The 30-hectare park is set in a series of steep, south-facing natural gullies leading to the higher slopes of the Alborz Mountains outside Tehran. It features stone-paved paths and steps that rise up the hill, with areas for sitting, refreshment and entertainment.
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Datai Hotel, Pulau Langkawi, MalaysiaDatai Hotel, Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia

Architects
Kerry Hill Architects

Client
Teluk Datai Resorts Sdn Bhd

Completed in 1993

 

The hotel is set in a 750-hectare site, which includes a beach, untouched rainforest and a sensitive ecosystem of swamps, streams and wildlife. It is comprised of free-standing buildings, pavilions and isolated villas located on a ridge away from the beachfront.
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