UNIVERSITY RESIDENTIAL AND FACULTY BUILDINGS

Location: Al Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq
Client: Al Nahrain University
Consultants: Al Khan Engineering Consultations

EDUCATION / RESIDENTIAL ]
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Design for new residential and faculty buildings for the University of Al Nahrain, Baghdad. The design posits a central courtyard which acts as a focus for landscaping, entrances, circulation, shared cafes, and meeting rooms - the communal heart. The buildings adopt a common material palette but have radically different characters: teaching spaces project into and engage the courtyard; the residential wing is introverted with enigmatic screened bedroom bays (as traditional Baghdadi shanashils).


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