When we came to the place, it was full of dirt and waste and was causing social and environmental problems to the population in the old town.After preparing all the studies, we decided to work on-site project that serves the local residents and makes the place the center for recreational activities.The landscape is part of our wish to build an attraction for local residents that will increase visitor numbers to the old city.The amphitheater area offers a good place to youth and visitors for playing and social activities.Also is now a place where schools and other groups are able to learn ab
The restoration and adaptive reuse of “African Community Society” building was completed at the end of 2013.The building is used by the African community since 1996, where the club organizes cultural and social activities to serve the Old City residents. The building is located in the Eastern part of Al-Rabat Al-Mansouri complex, which was built during the Mamluk period, and consists of a multi-purpose hall separated by two rows of stone pillars with adjacent rooms.The restoration work included re-tiling all floors with stone tiles and re-pointing the stone ceiling and walls with traditiona
The Arab Catholic Scout Group was established in 1928 to provide services for the youth in the Old City of Jerusalem, mainly scouting activities. The building consists of three stories, in which 2 stories were restored and part of the ground floor. The project started from 15/9/2013 until 20/6/2013.
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 providing modern facilities while protecting the historic and architectural features.
The Palestinian Counseling Centre is housed in a rented Ottoman period historic house in the Old City of Jerusalem to provide social services for the community. The three-level building was adapted for its new use. Walls and floors were cleaned, and old s
The building is located in the heart of the densely populated and sensitive Silwan neighborhood south the old city of Jerusalem. It consists mainly of two separated buildings connected with outdoor stairs and yards, in addition to a separate hall used f
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
Located in a two-storey building facing Al-Buraq plaza, the property was abandoned for many years until the Awqaf administration began utilizing it as a Counseling and Guidance Center. The restoration project included restoration of the historic parts of
The Jerusalem Hilal Club is located in the heart of the city of Jerusalem a few meters away from the walls of the City and near the Palestinian Museum. There is no accurate information about the building’s historical period, but it seems that it was built
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