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a new brand for the old town - syria : damascus : old city

Architecture News - Jan 27, 2010 - 10:45   10840 views

PAR >planning and building in Extra-European regions<, Prof Kosta Mathéy at the TU Darmstadt, Germany, is trying to sensitize the students to an integral urban design in foreign cultures. The fact of designing in a foreign, not so familiar culture helps abstracting the design process and provokes the students to follow their own designing believs. They have to adapt to new rules – may they be based on geography, culture, climate, materials