Tinghir Miners' Village in South Morocco

village minier de 240 maisons avec équipements communautaires

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220 miners' houses, 20 bachelor flats, management houses, club, swimming pool, mosque, shops, cultral centre, hammam, sport facilities...


The architecture is simple, cubic, solid, forms with small windows apertures,  play of light and shade derived from the aesthetics of indigenous Earth Architechture: using local materials, and couryards in a simple response to climat constraints and integration in landscape...


This project has been Short Listed in Aga Khan Award 1992

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    220 miners' houses, 20 bachelor flats, management houses, club, swimming pool, mosque, shops, cultral centre, hammam, sport facilities... The architecture is simple, cubic, solid, forms with small windows apertures,  play of light and shade derived from the aesthetics of indigenous Earth Architechture: using local materials, and couryards in a simple response to climat constraints and integration in landscape... This project has been Short Listed in Aga Khan Award 1992

    Project details
    • Year 1992
    • Work started in 1990
    • Work finished in 1992
    • Main structure Mixed structure
    • Client ONAREP ex BRPM (Morocco)
    • Contractor Entreprise BACHIRI
    • Cost 6 Million US dollars (value 1992)
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Social Housing / Country houses/cottages
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