Roots organic hub.

An organic food market, Open rental bazaar zone, an open free green park.

Roots organic hub is basically a tailor
made space for the family to enjoy nature
in every aspect of their daily shopping.
The main approach of the project design
is circular design to maintain
sustainability.


Location: Sheikh Zayed city- Giza
Targeted SDG: Goal 11-Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Project targeting Age 20-50
Demography: B to A class
Psychographic: people who are aware of the importance of health and nature
Geography: 6th of October residents
Design approach: circular- organic design

Design aims:
• Saving architectural and interior design costs and supporting sustainable building systems.
• Filling the gap between industrial commercial spaces and sustainable interior and architecture design.
• Providing users with an open free green space that is free of pollution.
Solutions applied:
• By integrating the organic green design within the interior design of the space.
• Removing the boundaries between the indoors and the outdoors.
• Reduce expenses for replacement products.
• Reusing wood used in the project.
• Recycling glass and aluminum used in the project.
• Using green walls, atriums, clustered plants, curtain walls, and open design to connect the user to nature in every
corner.

Design brief:
The project’s aim is to integrate nature with modern commercial architectural buildings through organic design with the
circular design approach. Using Recycled glass, recycled aluminum, recycled palm strips, and reused wood to reduce the
cost of the building and interior design materials in an aesthetic and functional way to spread the concept and support
sustainability in building systems. The location of the project has a sunny summer climate, and a rainy winter climate, and
to benefit from the environmental condition the building is provided with a solar system to maintain clean energy usage
while collecting rain water in the provided landscape with a woven steel structure multipurpose sun shade and rain water
collecting for reusing in watering the landscape is through collecting tanks under the building.
The project consists of a 2-story building containing a warehouse and an organic food market, an open bazaar zone, and an
open park.

Project concept:
Creating an organic design commercial sustainable zone that connects
the user to the ground, sky, and water. The design concept imitates the
tree of life form and concept with it’s religious, philosophical and visual
appearance aspects. The tree of life is an icon of rebirth, recreation, wisdom
,and immortality which is reflected on the design to spread and redirect
these beliefs In the user’s perception of nature and in turn towards his
surrounding environment. through circular design approach (recycling and
reusing materials) Integrated with the modern building technologies.

2021

2022

Main approach: Recycle, Reuse, Reduce.

Project overview:
2 story building
Open bazaar zone
1. Ground floor warehouse
2. First floor food market
3. Solar panels covered roof
Rental kiosks for showcasing eco friendly or vegan products’ brands
Parking
Open family park
Car parking close to the loading and unloading area of the market and also close to the entrances and exits
Open family green park for a well spent day in nature.

Materials of the project:
Reused wood In interior and exterior claddings
Recycled glass In the glass facades
Recycled aluminum For bazaar zone structure (kiosk)
Recycled palm strip Recycled palm strip Into MDF panels


Sustainability systems:
vertical sun shaders and rain collectors.
dripping immigration system, clear coated fabric, mesh steel, woven steel.

Project designed and presented by: Nour Elhoda Yahia Zakaria

-Faculty of Arts & Design - Interior Department - MSA University

-Under the supervision of:
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasha El Zeiny,
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hoda Madkor
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dalia Ezzat
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ola Hashem
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Abdelhalim Salama
-T.A Mohanad Bilal

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