Jerusalem

Restoration of Alkayali family house

The housing renewal component is a major part of OCJRP activities since the programme establishment, consisting around 70% of its projects.

This component includes rehabilitation and restoration of individual housing units or comprehensive restoration of residential complexes (AHWASH).

The OCJRP team carefully restores the historic parts of the building or complex according to International standards for conservation and replaces the unsuitable additions by modern spaces compatible with the needs of residents.

Restoration of Alkaloti Family House

The housing renewal component is a major part of OCJRP activities since the programme establishment, consisting around 70% of its projects.

This component includes rehabilitation and restoration of individual housing units or comprehensive restoration of residential complexes (AHWASH).

The OCJRP team carefully restores the historic parts of the building or complex according to International standards for conservation and replaces the unsuitable additions by modern spaces compatible with the needs of residents.

Restoration of Hani mamlouk House

The housing renewal component is a major part of OCJRP activities since the programme establishment, consisting around 70% of its projects.

This component includes rehabilitation and restoration of individual housing units or comprehensive restoration of residential complexes (AHWASH).

The OCJRP team carefully restores the historic parts of the building or complex according to International standards for conservation and replaces the unsuitable additions by modern spaces compatible with the needs of residents.

Al-Budairiyya Library

For the past century, the Budairiyya library has been housed in a seven-room complex adjacent to Al Haram Al Sharif that was once a zawiya in the early Islamic period. The library, along with its historical manuscripts, had become badly dilapidated. Resto

Alftat Allajya School

Description:
The school consists mainly of three separated main buildings. Two of them in good condition and the other building are in bad condition.
This building consists of one floor containing four classrooms, administration room, secretary room, teachers’ room, Kitchenette, teachers W.C and students W.C. In addition to three open yard, canteen and garden.

Al-Madrassa Al-Jawhariya (Awqaf Department of Archeology)

Now housing the Awqaf Department of Archeology, the 600-year-old madrassa and ribat required structural consolidation and re-pointing of its walls to correct damage from unprofessional excavation work that had been carried out directly below the building

Technical Unit Office at Old City of Jerusalem

A neglected house in disrepair was purchased by Welfare Association for reuse as OCJRP offices in the Old City. The two-level building was cleaned, and old slabs and plaster removed. Dressed stone was re-pointed and kept exposed. The original flooring in the first level and the geometric design floor tiles and “carpet” toned tiles on the second floor were restored. The roof was treated, and wood doors and windows were installed.

Restoration ond Rehabilitation of Dar Al-Huda Charitable Society

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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