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CCA Exhibition

During the summer 2002, the Canadian Center for Architecture (CCA) asked 5 Canadian offices to build a temporary installation relating to the theme of September 11. We were commissioned by one of the offices, Built, to produce a video be projected onto their installation. Built...

During the summer 2002, the Ca...

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Octopallet

The Octopallet is a DIY flexible urban furniture commissioned by the Toronto NGO Evergreen Brick Works. Evergreen Brick Works is a community environmental center that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Transformed from a collection of deteriorating heritage buildings into...

The Octopallet is a DIY flexib...

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Fez River Project

The City of Fez Department of Water and Power (RADEEF) is currently implementing a new system which will channel the city’s water sewage towards two treatment plants. Thereby, the Fez river will soon stop receiving backwater and regain its potential as a public amenity. If...

The City of Fez Department of ...

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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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