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Architecture
"The pleasure of food and drink lasts an hour, of sleep a day, but of a building a lifetime."
Arabic proverb


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Al Jib and the Wall
Why Are Those Men in Black Camping Near the Wall? Penny Johnson Jerusalem Quarterly Issue 33 Winter edition,...
 
Jerusalem Quarterly
20.06.2008
       
       
 
Hebron: Rehabilitation and Reuse of Residential...
By Hebron Rehabilitation Committee The old city of Hebron was originally built for residential purposes. The...
 
This Week In Palestine
11.04.2008
       
       
 
Un-inventing the Bab al-Khalil tombs
Between the magic of legend and historical fact Yusef Said al-Natsheh Jerusalem Quarterly Issue 22/23 This...
 
Jerusalem Quarterly
11.01.2008
       
       
 
The Wall in Jerusalem: “Military Conquest by...
Ray Dolphin Jerusalem Quarterly Issue 26 Spring 2006 During the night of 31 July, 2003, the Israeli Border Police...
 
Jerusalem Quarterly
19.12.2007
       
       
 
Al-Manara Square: Monumental Architecture and Power
Adania Shibli Jerusalem Quarterly Issue 26 Spring 2006 This essay addresses one of Palestine’s renowned public...
 
Jerusalem Quarterly
19.12.2007
       
       
 
The Israeli ‘Place’ in East Jerusalem
How Israeli architects appropriated the Palestinian aesthetic after the ’67 War Alona Nitzan-Shiftan Source: The...
 
Jerusalem Quarterly
18.12.2007
       
       
 
Architecture of Dependency: Senan Abdelqader
Architect Senan Abdelqader’s proposal for the seventh architectural biennale in Sao Paulo, “Architecture of...
 
This Week In Palestine
06.12.2007
       
       
 
The Politics and Poetics of Place: The Baramki House
Thomas Abowd From: Jerusalem Quarterly Institute of Jerusalem Studies Issue 21 August...
 
Toine Van Teeffelen
18.11.2007
       
       
 
Architecture in Ramallah
By Architect Usama Sakakini If any of us remember the city of Ramallah in the 1970s and 1980s, we can see the dramatic...
 
This Week In Palestine
31.08.2007
       
       
 
Sammara Public Baths
Hammat al-Sammara/Hammam es-Samara / By Laila El-Haddad In Gaza, where the first recorded human settlements date back...
 
This Week In Palestine
09.12.2006
       
       
 
Memoirs Engraved in Stone: Palestinian architecture
When speaking about the region 's architecture, it is less problematic to talk about architecture in Palestine than about...
 
This Week In Palestine
23.09.2006
       
       
 
Villa Salameh
Villa Salameh, as the beautiful edifice at 21 Balfour Street in the Talbieh neighbourhood of West Jerusalem is called, is...
 
This Week In Palestine
17.06.2006
       
       
 
The Jabber neighbourhood in the old city of Hebron
Palestinian Cultural Heritage at Risk The city of Hebron lies approximately 900m above see level and is 30 km...
 
This Week In Palestine
17.06.2006
       
       
 
Outside kitchen
The kitchen of the Lama house was not situated in the house itself, but in a separate lodge next to the main building....
 
Vinzenz Hokema
08.06.2006
       
       
 
Wood used in building
Doors, windows and furniture were made from Oak (arabic: Ballout), Mahagoni, Teak, Katrani or other hardwood which had to...
 
Vinzenz Hokema
27.05.2006
       
       
 
Doorways: Arched and straight
Walls in traditional Palestinian houses are constructed with far more tricks and secrets than expected. This door...
 
Vinzenz Hokema
25.05.2006
       
       
 
Modern way of building houses
The facades of newly built Palestinian houses are usually made of limestone and contain references to old styles of...
 
Vinzenz Hokema
25.05.2006
       
       
 
Storeys for the next generation
In many old Palestinian homes, staircases lead up to the flat roof, looking a little bit like a room has been knocked...
 
Vinzenz Hokema
18.05.2006
       
       
 
Sultan Suleiman and Jerusalem’s Old City Walls
By Selahattin Tümer People usually tend to take things for granted when they live in such a rich cultural and historical...
 
This Week In Palestine
14.05.2006
       
       
 
Protecting Historic Town and Village Centres
By Farhat Muhawi This Week in Palestine October 2005 There are more than 422 historic centres found in cities, towns and...
 
This Week In Palestine
25.02.2006
       

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