LafargeHolcim Foundation International Examples of Sustainable Construction
»
Next Project

PROJECT SUMMARY

Destroyed City Told

Earthquake memorial and archaeological museum

An earthquake devastated Agadir in 1960. The fortified town on the hill was entirely destroyed and the site abandoned. The project establishes a place of contemplation in memory of the 15,000 residents who died in the earthquake.

The scheme incorporates a memorial on the site and an archaeological museum retracing the history of the city. The building, integrates the ruins of the fortification wall, establishing a dialog between the old and the new, between the past and the present.

Project Timeline

Expand all Collapse all
 
New South Exhibition explores the role of architecture in developing cities
 
Touching the senses and foregrounding aesthetics
 
“Sustainability? Living up to the ‘target issues’” – Chamss Doha Oulkadi
 
“Next Generation” prize to earthquake memorial in Morocco
 
“Merging tradition with a contemporary understanding of architecture” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2014 for Africa Middle East
Next Project
Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school
Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school

Al Azarije, Palestine

Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct
Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct

Berlin, Germany

Ecological river remediation park
Ecological river remediation park

Morelia, Mexico

Poreform
Poreform

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Primary healthcare center
Primary healthcare center

Dharmapuri, India

Chrysanthemum Building
Chrysanthemum Building

Boston, MA, USA

Green roofs for Buenos Aires
Green roofs for Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Circular Voids
Circular Voids

Holderbank, Switzerland

Aggregate Structure
Aggregate Structure

Stuttgart, Germany

The mysterious story of the garden that makes water
The mysterious story of the garden that makes water

Cehegín, Spain

Project Details
Location
Agadir, Morocco
Authors
Chamss Oulkadi
MAIN AUTHOR
Chamss Oulkadi
BOM architecture, France
Laurent Sanz
FURTHER AUTHORS
Laurent Sanz
France
Prizes
Awards
"Next Generation" 2nd prize 2014
Middle East Africa
RELATED INFORMATION
VIDEO
“Sustainability? Responding to today and to history” – Chamss Doha Oulkadi
“Sustainability? Responding to today and to history” – Chamss Doha Oulkadi

Chamss Doha Oulkadi from BOM architecture, France won the Next Generation 2nd prize and views the focus on social …