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    Modular Housing
    (2022) HASHASH, ANAS
    With the rise in housing prices in Palestine and in the world in general and with the increasing population of major cities, the search for new, better and more flexible architecture is becoming the major interest of architects around the world. In Palestine, traditional ways of construction are still dominating the field, the demand for new homes is hardly met. A shortage of skilled labor caused by working in the occupied territories, all is resulting in sky rocketing prices of new homes. This project aims to provide a solution for the abovementioned challenges by exploring modular architecture to provide affordable, customizable, higher quality and quicker homes. This proposal that aims to tackle a set of issues that faces our communities today which include: • Overcrowded refugee camps that reached a limit in horizontal expansion. • Unhumanitarian, unhealthy conditions of life in many places in Palestine. • A housing crisis driven by a “race to the bottom” real-estate market. • Limited agricultural activities and huge reliance on illegal Israeli settlements products. • High rates of unemployment, and dependency on Israeli markets. • Long periods of construction time that doesn’t meet demand. • Decreasing green areas in our cities
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    Accessible Sport Center
    (2022) ABU-S3OOD, MOHAMMED
    Since the ancient Greek athletics, architecture has played an important role in providing space for sports. remain in this position. A site where the relationships between architecture and sport relate to the body that experiences. It is through this body that victories and defeats are claimed, and times of joy and a sense of joint effort arise. Through this body, space is tested. The relationship between man and the environment is dynamic. The human experience is affected by the environment, and vice versa. This requirement takes on crucial meaning when dealing with space for sport and body movement in the twenty-first century, as focus and engagement have brought about some major shifts in these areas in previous decades. A new architectural challenge arose.
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    Cultural Center
    The project is a cultural center located in the city of Nablus on a slope starting from 512 meters above sea level to 500 meters. It consists of 6 floors with an area equivalent to 6000 square meters, and contains several functions, including library, theater, educational halls, multi-purpose hall, cafeteria, administration.... The aim of this center is to create a space and atmosphere where people gather to exchange their ideas and create a social and cultural life. It also aims to bring people from different classes to participate in the production of art and culture. The trend in the forms of blocks is due to the idea of accumulation as a culture and art accumulated from time to time, and it has another philosophical meaning, which is the accumulation of people around this building
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    Mixeed-Use Building
    Mixed-use buildings are a mix of residential, commercial and cultural buildings, which variey from a single building project to an entire neighborhood, where they are usually developed to suit the needs of the chosen site for this type of projects and also with the demographics of the area. This type of project attracts different age groups, as the elderly enjoy comfort in the presence of shops, restaurants and various services close to them , in addition to the importance of the proximity of the site and the availability of various rents at a moderate cost, ease of services and periodic maintenance for such projects and the diversity of facilities and their proximity. The proposed project is a mixed-use building, containing three main parts: the commercial section, offices, and residential apartments. The proposed project is located in the city of Jenin in the north, on the road between Jenin and the village of Al-Jalama, which ends with the Al-Jalama barrier that separates Jenin from the occupied Palestine. The site of the project is considered as easy to reach for the residents of the city itself, as well as for the residents of the neighboring villages along the bypass area close to the site that represents the northeastern villages, in addition to attracting our people inside the occupied Palestine because the site is on the main street that they take after crossing the checkpoint on their way to Jenin.
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    Cardiology Hospital
    (2022) AQEL, MAYA
    Education about patient health issues is an important component of clinical care that leads to better outcomes. Knowledge enables and can enhance a patient's ability to understand the reasons and benefits of required tests and treatments. Enhancing human interaction and encouraging the participation of family and friends stay and accompaniment will enhance the emotional support often provided by those close to the patient which in turn supports increased interaction with caregivers and caregivers, and the patient will be more close and available to interact about therapeutic or emotional needs. Cardiovascular laboratories consist of two main components of testing and procedure, which are defined as surgical and non-surgical, defining the type of incoming patients and the type of their need and specifying the services needed to be available within the hospital during their stay, whether it is a day patient with a limited time or a resident patient who needs to be monitored. The CONCEPT of the project revolves around creating a comfortable environment, one of the incentives for healing and recovery, and breaking the feeling of malaise that follows the traditional patterns of this type of building, by creating spacious spaces not only for day users but also for residents, patients and workers, to be more like a recreation area and a social center as a health resort More than as a hospital, these are proactively recognized, in design to support dignity, privacy, voice control, comfort and enable the patient to recover during the stay. Contrary to the stereotypical closure in the quality of functional buildings, the attempt to create an environment and an open interior space as much as possible with direct contact on the outer perimeter and the landscape, by moving away from closed and long corridors and creating open interior spaces for sitting and waiting with a beacon with natural lighting, and paying attention to the plant element Inside and outside the project, which reduces the intensity of the indoor waiting atmosphere and creates a less strict comfortable atmosphere. Dividing the project into two parts according to the type of employees and the length of their stay, to a day area in which services and medical operations are provided to facilitate access to their facilities and reduce their movement and stress in proportion to their health condition. It is characterized by open waiting areas and clarity in the division of jobs so that the expatriate is more able to read his surroundings and Responding to the treatment requirements with a central void along the floors that acts as the heart of the vertical movement that pumps the arrivals between the floors. While the hotel character as a resort is reflected in the patients’ sleeping area by providing different distributions to suit the patient and the VIP suite, with private balconies for each room and open seating areas for external scenes and Almost empty corridors, in addition to providing physical health facilities such as a gym, physiotherapy and an indoor swimming pool. As for the external facades, most of the facade is covered with stone and cement to reduce heat gain due to exposure to the sun enough to provide adequate daytime interior lighting, and defining the entrance area with a shaded glass facade, most of the facade is covered with stone and cement to reduce heat gain due to exposure to the sun enough to provide lighting A suitable daytime interior, defining the entrance area with a shaded glass facade.