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Khan Tankaz - Al-Quds University Studies Centre

The entrance for the Mamluk Khan Tankaz is midway in Suq al-Qattanin. The Mamluk complex once provided accommodation for pilgrims and visitors to the Old City. In 2004 the complex-wide courtyard and the attached rooms on both the ground and the first fl

Reyad Al Aqsa School-Phase one

This Ottoman building, located in Haret Al-Sa’diyya, is used as a girls' preliminary school. Restoration involved complete rehabilitation of the classrooms, courtyards, and roofs. Exterior façades were re-pointed and interior walls were re-plastered, using traditional material. The old ancient infrastructure was upgraded while sewage, water, electrical, and rain drainage networks were rehabilitated.

Al-Huda Kindergarten

The kindergarten was established by al-Aqsa Charitable Society and is located in an Ottoman period historic building at Aqabet al Tikkiyya. The kindergarten consists of two floors: the ground floor has three classrooms and the administration office while

Al-Aqsa Library Rest.

This building of early Islamic architecture had been added to the Templer Hall erected by the Crusaders and was previously used as a women’s mosque attached to Al-Aqsa mosque. In 2000 the OCJRP team carefully restored and adapted this unique historic cros

Islamic Museum

The Islamic museum occupies the southwest corner of al Haram al Sharif compound. It comprises 2 major halls, a wide front courtyard overlooking al Aqsa mosque, and a back court and garden overlooking al Buraq wall, in addition to a number of rooms and sto

Al Burq Resturant

An unused street front space, located at the end of Tariq al-Wad and near Suq al-Qattanin, had been a dark and neglected former stable, probably dating from the early Islamic era, and full of debris. The project adapted the domed, split-level space to accommodate a modern restaurant. Implementation began by clearing the meters-deep debris from the lower ground floor and ventilating/drying the space for several months before cleaning the stone walls and pointing them with lime mortar.

Rehabilitation of Al-Zahra Street Phase 1

Adaptive Reuse: 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

Restoration of Al Quds Club

Adaptive Reuse: 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

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