JERSUSALEM Cultural Center
The summery The city of Jerusalem has been the capital of Arab culture for thousands of years, and it is the meeting point of religion and culture, and therefore it is the first place that people think of visiting it and thus this site is smart to attract the largest number of visitors and conveys to them the human experience to be conveyed from this project, it is characterized by excellent views and visual contact Between it and the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, which gives the site a historical value and carries great religious and national value. The land area is approximately 35 dunums. It is located on the main axes of the roads linking the cities of the West Bank to the north and south, surrounded by two main streets: Al-Adawiya Street from the east and Al-Tour Street from the north. It is bordered on the north by the Hebrew University and on the southwest by the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City, surrounded by the Abrahamic School, Brigham University and some settlements. It rises about 80 meters from the Old City and it is a sloping land. The site is easily accessible, whether from inside or outside the city. A main path was created parallel to the Al-Aqsa Wall through which entry to the project was made, and the outer squares and adjacent blocks were directed towards the Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to achieve openness to it, as for the raw materials, the ancient stone was used to preserve the cultural heritage and the use of open arches was inspired by the gates of Jerusalem in particular, a simulation of the Lions Gate in The main axis. When the visitor passes the main path, he sees details and events that passed through the city through exhibitions on the walls, and Islamic motifs were used on the top of the walls. Emphasis was placed on the availability of special educational and professional rooms for youth and children, and outdoor spaces.