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  • Ceremony and Exhibition » CSBE
    cycle 2008 Jury members Water Conserving Landscapes Remembering Ali Maher Other Projects Activities The Omrania l CSBE Student Award Sixth cycle 2013 Ceremony and Exhibition The Omrania CSBE Student Award for Architectural Design 2013 Sixth Cycle Ceremony and Exhibition The Award s 2013 sixth cycle ceremony and exhibition took place on Tuesday January 7 2014 at the German Jordanian University s Othman Bdeir House for Architecture and Design in Amman

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  • Public lecture » CSBE
    and the Built Environment Graywater Reuse Project Public Lectures The Omrania l CSBE Student Award Eighth cycle 2015 Seventh cycle 2014 Sixth cycle 2013 Fifth cycle 2012 Fourth cycle 2011 Third cycle 2010 Second cycle 2009 First cycle 2008 Jury members Water Conserving Landscapes Remembering Ali Maher Other Projects Activities The Omrania l CSBE Student Award Sixth cycle 2013 Public lecture The Omrania CSBE Student Award for Architectural Design The

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  • Announcement 2012 » CSBE
    material The names of the participants as well as any other identifying details will remain hidden from the jury members until after the jury has made its final decision All the submission items mentioned above may be provided in either Arabic or English Disqualification CSBE fully reserves the right to disqualify participants for any reason it sees fit For example if i participants do not meet the eligibility criteria for participation in the competition ii participants communicate with the competition organizers or jurors in an attempt to influence the judgment of competition entries iii entries do not satisfy any of the above mentioned requirements for submission Evaluation An independent three member jury will review the entries and select the winners The jury consists of the following Khaled Omar Azzam is the Director of The Prince s School of Traditional Arts in London He is an architect by training and maintains his practice through offices in Cairo and Jeddah He has built houses schools mosques offices and commercial buildings In 1999 he became the Director of The Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts VITA Program at The Prince s Foundation in London At VITA he was involved in developing the postgraduate MA and PhD program and carrying out an outreach program that included projects with schools such as the National College of Arts in Lahore The Arab Academy in Cairo and the College of Traditional Islamic Arts at Al Balqah University in Amman Jordan In 2003 HRH The Prince of Wales established The Prince s School of Traditional Arts and asked Dr Azzam to become its first Director Through this initiative he facilitated the enlargement of the VITA educational program and also integrated the School s education program with the need for awakening the social spiritual and economic lifelines of communities through an Outreach Education Program These initiatives have reached communities in locations as diverse as Rose Town Jamaica Kano Nigeria Abu Dhabi and Beijing In 2009 Her Majesty the Queen awarded Dr Azzam the title of Lieutenant of the Victoria Order In 2010 he was privileged to address His Holiness Pope Benedict VI on behalf of the Muslim community at a gathering of London s Faith communities Farrokh Derakhshani is Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture He has been associated with the Award since 1982 where his work has brought him into contact with architects builders and planners throughout the world He travels extensively in Muslim countries and has organised and participated in numerous international seminars and colloquia dealing with contemporary built environments He has collaborated on a large variety of publications and exhibitions on architecture and has been involved in organising professional workshops and international architectural competitions He lectures widely and has served as a jury member at schools of architecture in Europe Africa and Asia Mr Derakhshani s main field of specialisation is the contemporary architecture of Muslim societies and his professional work has included the design and construction management of large scale public works and infrastructure

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  • Award-Winning projects, 2012 » CSBE
    and responsibilities as they try to find their own solutions to the urban problems of a neglected area In doing so they would work with NGO s whose efforts in community development have become scattered and unorganized because of the constrictions that the old regime had placed on them This project uses the approach of architectural mobility It creates a strong communal identity that attracts the community through developing a central location where people can come together However it also features mobile architecture units made of shipping containers that are dispersed throughout the community according to its continuously changing needs social educational and that are arranged through a flexible network of open and enclosed spaces Nourhan El Badry Project Awareness through Experience Connecting Solar Elements Aswan Egypt American University in Cairo Instructors Magda Mostafa and Basil Kamel This community center project is located in the Aswan desert which is characterized by extreme climatic conditions The project aims at raising awareness regarding solar energy in the local Aswan community This is achieved by creating a space that depends on solar energy for its needs that is built through local labor and with local materials and that creates a strong sense of place The quality of the project s spaces continuously changes as a result of the sun s movement forming a variety of patterns and shadows The sun therefore affects the aesthetic formation of the place and also provides it with its energy needs Through this awareness is achieved through experience Ghida Hachicho Project Looking Within intervening in the old Saida town Saida Lebanon American University of Beirut Instructor George Arbid This project presents alternative interventions in the historical urban texture of the old town of Saida Sidon It aims at understanding the history and culture of the place by establishing a new architectural configuration where the old and new parts of Saida are in permanent dialogue It is an investigation of history as layers resulting from continuous alterations and additions These interventions are achieved by subtracting by cutting through units and stitching them and by strengthening the dialogue between the old and new They free structures open up spaces expose complexity and create access to what was inaccessible Rani Kamel Project Permeable Field of Education Bourj Hammoud Beirut Lebanon American University of Beirut Instructor George Arbid The site for this project is located in Beirut within the dense Bourj Hammoud district It focuses on the typology of the school and its relation with the surrounding environment It aims at developing schools in a manner that is sustainable multifunctional and that integrates them within their surrounding community It explores the impact of such buildings on communities and presents different communal uses for school buildings that allow them to remain open at the end of the school day and at certain times of the year The project creates an area with cultural and recreational facilities that serves the needs of the community The project also develops considerable transparency porosity and permeability between

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  • Jury Report 2012 » CSBE
    projects they often engaged in pretentious and highly abstract language instead of presenting concrete contextual and functional descriptions about their projects As for the winning projects we felt that they present programs that are relevant to their contexts and that they are increasingly addressing projects that are of great value to societies in the Arab world as with those dealing with the challenges of urbanism community spaces and public places for congregation Winning projects We felt that the winning projects strongly present a sense of place and relate to their contexts They address relevant issues focus on social aspects communities and environment and are characterized by clear visual presentation methods The jury chose the following five winning projects Spatial Prosthetic Dubai United Arab Emirates This project deals with a new reality It is well set in the cosmopolitan context of Dubai and provides a critical reflection of the urban developments that have taken place there It provides a solution to an urban crisis in an optimistic manner It additionally reflects upon a problem that is present in other parts of the world where newly built or unfinished developments are left vacant because of the repercussions of the 2008 economic crisis Moreover historical references add extra value thus allowing the project to extend beyond being a visual representation based on multimedia and video projections Streetbook Community Park Cairo Egypt This project is an expression of what is currently happening in Egypt concentrating on the older parts of Cairo It shows an awareness of ongoing social change and how people are defining their expectations and responsibilities as they try to find their own solutions to the urban problems of a neglected area The project creates a fun and positive space that provides a rapid answer to a problem The project also accommodates change and presents a powerful reflection on positive networks that may emerge between different people and different generations Awareness through Experience Connecting Solar Elements Aswan Egypt This project presents an intelligent use of materials and an understanding of environmental contexts It presents an effective integration of building into the natural landscape and shows an appreciation of the beauty of Aswan It also conveys a positive quality of light which is not only practical but also addresses issues relating to culture and environment and is fun and beautiful The space created by the design of the structure is simple yet provides a very good integration of form structure and decoration Looking Within intervening in the old Saida town Saida Sidon Lebanon This project presents a positive approach to interventions in a historical urban texture It is an investigation of history as layers Its facilities are integrated within a node in a historic context It provides a very strong narrative of the project and clearly shows how we understand history and culture The project presents a strong idea and a strong narrative even though there is an awareness that it is not a realistic project The jury members also appreciate that this

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  • Ceremony and Exhibition » CSBE
    2009 First cycle 2008 Jury members Water Conserving Landscapes Remembering Ali Maher Other Projects Activities The Omrania l CSBE Student Award Fifth cycle 2012 Ceremony and Exhibition The Omrania CSBE Student Award for Architectural Design 2012 Fifth Cycle Ceremony and Exhibition The Award s 2012 fifth cycle ceremony and exhibition took place on Wednesday December 5 2014 at the Department of Architecture College of Architecture Art and Design CAAD the

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  • Public lecture » CSBE
    Architecture and the Built Environment Graywater Reuse Project Public Lectures The Omrania l CSBE Student Award Eighth cycle 2015 Seventh cycle 2014 Sixth cycle 2013 Fifth cycle 2012 Fourth cycle 2011 Third cycle 2010 Second cycle 2009 First cycle 2008 Jury members Water Conserving Landscapes Remembering Ali Maher Other Projects Activities The Omrania l CSBE Student Award Fifth cycle 2012 Public lecture The Omrania CSBE Student Award for Architectural Design

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  • Announcement 2011 » CSBE
    architectural engineering during the 2010 2011 academic year The certificate must be submitted along with the Abstract two copies of the drawing sheet and the Submission Form The certificate may be any university issued formal document that verifies the participant s graduation It must be sent in PDF format All submissions must be sent via email to the email address 2011awardsubmissions csbe org between July 1 and August 21 2011 CSBE will send you a confirmation email upon the successful receipt of your submission material The names of the participants as well as any other identifying details will remain hidden from the jury members until after the jury has made its final decision All the submission items mentioned above may be provided in either Arabic or English Disqualification CSBE fully reserves the right to disqualify participants for any reason it sees fit For example if i participants do not meet the eligibility criteria for participation in the competition ii participants communicate with the competition organizers or jurors in an attempt to influence the judgment of competition entries iii entries do not satisfy any of the above mentioned requirements for submission Evaluation An independent three member jury will review the entries and select the winners The jury will evaluate the submissions on their stand alone merit In doing so clarity of presentation purpose creativity design competence etc will be taken into account While the different universities may have different criteria for their projects the jury will evaluate each submission on its own merit without reference to external criteria The jury s decision will be final and the jury has the right to decide on the number of winners and on the distribution of the prize money among them Award Exhibition The winning projects will be declared at an Award ceremony that will take place at the American University of Beirut Lebanon The date of the ceremony will be announced later this year The winning projects and a selection of submissions will be exhibited during the Award ceremony and for a few days following it The winning projects will also be published on the CSBE web site The Award will cover travel and accommodation expenses of winners from outside Lebanon Should any of the winning projects be the product of a group effort the Award will cover the expenses of one representative from the group Inquiries and Updates For additional inquiries please call CSBE at 962 6 461 5297 or send an email to award csbe org Any changes that may be made regarding the Award will be posted on the Award section of this web site and on the Award s Facebook page If you wish to be informed of any possible updates on the Award please provide us with your email address Biographies of the Jury Members The jury will consist of the following Nabil Gholam is a Lebanese architect and founder of Nabil Gholam Architects He studied architecture at the Ecole d Architecture Paris Villemin and pursued a master

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