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Qarawiyine Library

ACP has been selected by the Moroccan Ministry of Culture to rehabilitate and curate the oldest library in Morocco, located in the center of the medina of Fez, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The libary was founded in 750 under the Sultan Abou Inane Al Marini,...

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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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Dar Tazi Garden

Dar Tazi is the garden of a 15th century palace built in the Medina of Fez. The pavilions of the garden are occupied today by two NGO’s. One of them, Esprit de Fez organizes concerts in the garden, and would like to use parts of...

Dar Tazi is the garden of a 15...

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Permaliving in Ontario Farmlands

Ontario farmlands are slowly being abandoned by farmers due to costs of operations and an aging population. Less farmland, means less local produce, less biodiversity and the loss of ancestral farming knowledge.  This project aims to propose a new model of farming, in which the...

Ontario farmlands are slowly b...

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Fez Infills: Hybrid Urban Sutures

This project investigates the relationship between infrastructure and the urban fabric in the context of Middle-Eastern historical centers, the Medinas. In doing so, it proposes a new model of intervention in historic districts, one that is integrative and uses an experimental architecture that develops formal...

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Out of Water Project

While water scarcity is a problem of global proportions, it is particularly significant and potentially irreversible in arid zones. Today, 14% of the world’s biomes are Arid, another 14% are Semi-Arid, and 2% are Mediterranean. Given global warming, today’s arid zones are bound to change...

While water scarcity is a prob...

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Out of Water Exhibition

While water scarcity is a problem of global proportions, it is particularly significant and potentially irreversible in arid zones. Today, 14% of the world’s biomes are Arid, another 14% are Semi-Arid, and 2% are Mediterranean. Given global warming, today’s arid zones are bound to change...

While water scarcity is a prob...

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Aquaponics Shelter

As the future will see a soaring number of displaced populations that do not have access to energy infrastructure or economic opportunities, it is crucial to re-think a model for disaster relief which could act as an incubator for self-sustainable, non-polluting food production, with both...

As the future will see a soari...

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