From our archive – a team of architects from the Yale School of Architecture’s Urban Design Workshop (YUDW) and Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design propose Israeli-Jordanian Jordan River Peace Park (JRPP), to be the first peace park in the Middle East.
PARADIGM DH designed Concrete with translucency sets special effects through play of light and shadow on the Capital Bank’s Facade in Jordan with Self-Supporting LUCEM Light-Concrete Walls.
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On a 7,000 sqm site of rolling hills and serene landscapes to the west of Amman, sits the Maani Residence. As one of the capital’s highest peaks at around 1000m above sea level, the site affords breezy and moderate weather year round and overlooks views of Jordan’s picturesque terrain and the hills of Jerusalem.
In the heart of Amman, in one of the most important location with excellent view located on the 3rd Round About directly, the client decided to develop Luxurious 5 star Serviced Apartment Compound. The podium levels will be used for high end retail outlets, Cafeteria, Gym and Spa.
Foster + Partners architects have produced a majestic, elegant building for Jordan. The have taken the repetitive pattern and top-lit concept of their earlier Stansted Airport building and improved it with a wonderful treatment of concrete. The building is a heavyweight, concrete flowing but controlled – articulated by well-placed joints. It seems like a return to the serious concrete structures of the past.
Cristal is located where we understand the essential of nature: its fragility. Today, the level of the Dead Sea, lowest emerged point in the earth, is reducing by one meter per year and is destined to disappear in 2050.
International “green” architect Chad Oppenheim sets a new benchmark for design and ecological sensitivity with the Wadi Resort—located in Wadi Rum, Jordan, set for completion in 2014.
The urban strategy pursues the maximization of open public space on the western side of the site where Princess Basma Street meets with Ali Bin Abi Talib Road. The mass of the new building is therefore pushed deep into the eastern extension of the site.
The new King Abdullah II House of Culture & Art by Zaha Hadid Architects – a performing arts and cultural centre that includes a 1600-seat concert theatre, 400-seat theatre, educational centre, rehearsal rooms, and galleries.
Edward Cullinan Architects led a joint venture with Jordanian multi-disciplinary firm Bitar Consultants and London based interpretation designers Land Design Studio to redevelop the visitor facilities to the ancient Nabatean city of Petra in Jordan, with funding from the World Bank.
Living Wall is a 150,000-square-metre mixed-use complex set on an excavated rock shelf at the base of a sheer cliff face in the centre of Amman. The place, its geology and history have been strong influences on the scheme’s design.