Built in 859, the building was conceived by Fatima El-Fihriya, who dedicated her inheritance to create a mosque and knowledge centre for her community. ACP was commissioned in 2012 to rehabilitate the building, which is set to open in May 2016. UNESCO describes the site as “the oldest operational education institution in the world, with a high-profile role […]
The French architecture magazine Architecture d’Aujourd’hui just came out with a special issue on Morocco and ACP Multiplex project in Fez as well as interview excerpts from Chaouni on desert architecture are featured in it.
ACP’s Euro-Med campus entry was published in the Indian Architecture Magazine Sthapati published by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. To download the article click here. Euro-Med competition team: NADAAA (lead), ACP, OAA, Sasaki, Atelier 10.
Aziza Chaouni’s interview is featured on the website Sixty7 Architecture Road. Sixty7 Architecture Road is a site about Canadian architectural practices, their projects at home & abroad, and the broader built environment. To read the interview, please press here.
Nader Ardalan and Aziza Chaouni guest edited the new issue of 2A Magazine, number 26. This issue titled ‘Resurgent Urbanism’ addresses the challenges Middle Eastern cities have been facing in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. Thank you to all contributors and to editor-in-chief Ahmad Zohadi. [Cover: Aysan Twin Towers- Tabriz/ Sara Kalantary & Reza […]
Aziza Chaouni was interviewed by Keren Eng for the TED Blog. Thanks Keren! You can read the full article by clicking here.
Wired covered each of the Fellows who spoke at TED2014, giving an overview of each person’s big idea as told from the Fellows stage. You can read the articles on the Fellow here.
Aziza Chaouni’s TED talk on March 17th at the Vancouver Convention Centre was covered by Jeff Lee from the Vancouver Sun. For the full article visit the Vancouver Sun.
The Fez River Project, whose design was developed by Bureau E.A.S.T. principals Takako Tajima and Aziza Chaouni, is discussed by Shelley Hornstein, an Associate Professor at York University. Her article ” Exploring Invisible Architecture: Morocco’s Answer to the High Line” is posted on the website GOOD. Please click here to view Shelley’s article.
Aziza Chaouni Projets was featured in the magazine Architecture Magazine #56. The issue focuses on the new generation of Moroccan architects. The Multiflex space of ACP was featured to illustrate the office’s approach. We feel very honored to have been picked to represent the new generation of architects in Morocco. We are looking forward to […]