TASK

revilatise Kafr Ashry and Minet el Bassal, develop a new approach to reuse abanonded warehouses

LOCATION

former industrial area of western harbour Alexandria, Egypt

FOCUS

site analysis (workshop in Alexandria, 11|2013), develop an approach and revitalisation plan based on the needs of community, elaborate housing typologies (focus on climate aspects)

SUPERVISOR

Prof. Heinz Nagler (urban design), Prof. Bernd Huckriede (design)

 

IDEA
Reattach the Mahmoudia canal to the sea and transform it into a new green spine of Alexandria, providing leisure and sports activities. Embrace the unique form of intervention area in urban pattern and establish connections as to the neighbourhood as well as the city center itself. Create hew housing units in the warehouses (concrete skeletal structures) and accomodate new services, e.g. health care centre, education and cultural centre.

GALLERY

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