The “Janho” historic building is over 650 years old located near Jaffa Gate northwest the Old City. Originally built as residence for the Khalidi family, the building was sold to the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate about a century ago. The building was abando
The four- dunum space is located at the north eastern edge of the Old City of Jerusalem, surrounded by the famous Old City Ottoman walls. It is the largest open space offering the Palestinian population a much- needed amenity for sport, recreation and soc
The Arab Catholic Scout Group is the oldest community centre established in 1928 to provide services for the youth in the Old City of Jerusalem, mainly scouting activities. Located at the New Gate, the scout group organizes all sorts of activities for its scout members, families and the community at large. It performs wide range of different activities, ranging from scouts activities, spiritual working sessions, sports (the club has a GYM, and multi sportive hall), computer and internet centre.
The housing renewal component is a major part of OCJRP activities since the programme establishment, consisting around 70% of its projects.
The aim of conservation should be the daily utilization of historic buildings since this integrates the structures into the community and is one of the best methods to protect it against physical damage. Some creative solutions have been found for adaptive reuse of neglected buildings by restoring the structure to use through