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Eco R+2

This project seeks to propose an alternative to the ubiquitous affordable housing model in Morocco: the infamous R+2 (two story/ 6 units walk up). The proliferation of this typology was mainly caused by the tax cuts the Moroccan state provided to affordable housing developers, provided...

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Desert House

As the Moroccan government cannot answer all the demand for affordable housing, the public sector often subsidizes low income housing projects, especially in areas where shortages are most critical, such as in the southern desert regions of Morocco. The two young developers of this project...

As the Moroccan government can...

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Eco-timeshares

The city of Marrakesh has known an unprecedented tourist boom since the past decade. Hotels have tripled since 2000, and as a consequence, most of the city center started to gentrify. As a result of the rising property values in the city and the demand...

The city of Marrakesh has know...

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Hotel Babylone

The Hotel Fez is a 50 room boutique hotel located on one of the hilltops surrounding the Fez River Basin around which the Medina is located. A feasibility study based on research of urban boutique hotels typologies, local construction methodologies and green technologies that respond...

The Hotel Fez is a 50 room bou...

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Her House

This house for a young Moroccan expatriate working in Paris, is set in her family’s farm, situated few miles south of Fez, amid a landscape of wheat fields and olive tree groves. The project, while reconciling the client’s contradictory desire for both introversion and extroversion, attempts...

This house for a young Morocca...

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Dar Belghit

Built in the XVII century, the house once belonged to the Sultan Moulay Hafid from the Alaoui dynasty who ruled Morocco from 1908 to 1912. Located in Zqaq El Bgal, an area in the historic Medina of Fez known for housing several dignitaries.A 12 room...

Built in the XVII century, the...

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Taragalte Ecolodge

The site of the Taragalt Ecolodge is located in southern Morocco, in the Saharan oasis of M’hamid Elghizlane. At the end of the lush Draa Valley and adjacent to hostile Saharan dunes, the area was a part of the old caravan trade route between Sub-Saharan...

The site of the Taragalt Ecolo...

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M&R apartment

This project rejuvenate a 1970’s apartment located in the center of Casablanca, the largest Moroccan city. The apartment has a large terrace, which is a rare find in dense Casablanca. However, the original apartment turns its back to the terrace, which is 70 cm than...

This project rejuvenate a 1970...

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PLY Competition

This proposal integrates the socio-economic development of Place Lalla Yeddouna with the revitalization of the Fez River. This link heightens the presence of the Place in the medina and the role of the river as a catalyst of urban improvement. Economic strategy: reinvigorating crafts Through the adjacencies...

This proposal integrates the s...

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Hotel Merinides

In this invited competition, the client asked 5 firms to propose ideas for the transformation of the Merinides hotel into a boutique hotel. The client gave two options: either to destroy the building and propose a new hotel, or to adapt the existing hotel. We chose...

In this invited competition, t...

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