THE DWELLER - A COMMUNITY ON THE MARGIN
GRADUATION PROJECT (B.Sc) - AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO
The main concept behind my thesis is transforming the margin from an element of division to an opportunity for co-existence by exposing misconceptions. It was based on the self-organizational logic of informality and the needs of the people. The proposal exhibits an additive system that can grow and adapt to its site conditions and inhabitants.
The dweller deals with a hybrid program, combining new dwellings with cultural functions with existing buildings acting as a new landmark which is a communicator to the formal city.
Dr. Youhansen Eid
Fall / Spring 2014
ARCHITECTURE OF THE
The dweller deals with a hybrid program, combining new dwellings with cultural functions with existing buildings. The intention is to merge a diverse program into a flexible architectural design that can evolve according to the future needs of the students in the area. The project acts as a new landmark which is a communicator to the formal city.