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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Agadir (Morocco)en_US
dc.creatorZevaco, Jean-Françoisen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-01-11T14:37:52Z
dc.date.available2010-01-11T14:37:52Z
dc.identifier031687en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/46930en_US
dc.description"Part of a massive reconstruction effort that followed a disastrous earthquake in 1960, this ingeniously planned, compact, middle-income housing development consists of 17 units of single-storey row houses. So cleverly interlocked as to allow each house five private patios and a service court, living and sleeping rooms enjoy light and air from two directions. Winter sun enters all these spaces, while the summer heat is moderated by cross ventilation. Economical in their use of urban land, the dwellings were also inexpensive to build, are easy to maintain and are suited to the life-style of an urbanised middle-income Muslim population. The jury cited the project for its "response in plan form to climate and, in a broader sense, to the demands of privacy. The exploration and development of the courtyard form for urban housing point a way towards appropriate unassuming design solutions in the heterogeneous character of contemporary Muslim cities." Source: Aga Khan Trust for Cultureen_US
dc.descriptionplan (drawing), with street elevation of 1 housing block, 1983en_US
dc.format.mediumbricken_US
dc.format.mediumconcreteen_US
dc.relation.ispartof123066en_US
dc.subjectVernacular architectureen_US
dc.subjectAga Khan Award for Architecture (Organization)en_US
dc.subjectCourtyard housesen_US
dc.subjectArchitecture, Islamic --Moroccoen_US
dc.subjectArchitecture, Domestic --Moroccoen_US
dc.subjectArchitectural drawingsen_US
dc.titleCourtyard Housesen_US
dc.title.alternativeVillas en Bandeen_US
dc.typeImageen_US
dc.rights.accessAll rights reserveden_US
vra.culturalContextMoroccanen_US
vra.techniqueconstructionen_US
vra.worktypeHouseen_US
vra.worktypeHousing developmenten_US
dc.contributor.displayarchitect: Jean-François Zevaco (Moroccan, 1916-2003)en_US


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