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In the first week of December 2016, the IUSD-ASU carried out its annual workshop in Nuweiba, Egypt. This workshop was an intensive one-week module ‘Planning & Design in Practice’ which is part of the IUSD MSc Programme. The workshop offers the students a learning experience which links them to ‘real life’ settings and expose them to different context other than Cairo. The Team was divided to two tracks; urban and architectural both tracks had different approach and output.

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The output of the Urban track was a catalogue called ‘Negotiating the future – Observations and visions of urban phenomena of Nuweiba’.

The master’s students kicked-off the workshop with 3 days of site visits, exploring available economic & social activities in the area and interviewing stakeholders. The aim of the catalogue is to offer a reflection from an external viewpoint on some noteworthy urban dynamics in the Nuweiba area in South Sinai. Although targeted mainly to other outsiders, it ultimately also serves the intention of inspiring the local community actors to continue and intensify on practices, initiatives and interventions that contribute to a healthy community and sustainable lifestyle. The final catalogue was presented & discussed with stakeholders from Nuweiba including locals and investors.

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This workshop was a building up on the knowledge gained from a previous fact finding mission conducted by IUSD Lab (November 2015) that served as a preview into Nuweiba´s social and urban dynamics.

 

The output of the Architectural track was building an arched- structure that connected to the school of Basata Eco-lodge, the structure meant to be an area that students could use for small activities or maybe extended later on to be a class room for the students.

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The idea developed through exploring the available and local materials that was existing around the site, and provided by the client, the main challenge was to work on such remote area that lacks many resource. The master’s students of IUSD was capable to manage the limited resource and build with mud brick, Stone and wood.

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The workshop was a learning process that entailed a proactive dialogue between local techniques, materials, experts and participants that enriched the product and the knowledge of participants as well.

 

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Nuweiba Workshop – December 2016


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In the first week of December 2016, the IUSD-ASU carried out its annual workshop in Nuweiba, Egypt. This workshop was an intensive one-week module ‘Planning & Design in Practice’ which is part of the IUSD MSc Programme. The workshop offers the students a learning experience which links them to ‘real life’ settings and expose them to different context other than Cairo. The Team was divided to two tracks; urban and architectural both tracks had different approach and output.

DSCF3365

The output of the Urban track was a catalogue called ‘Negotiating the future – Observations and visions of urban phenomena of Nuweiba’.

The master’s students kicked-off the workshop with 3 days of site visits, exploring available economic & social activities in the area and interviewing stakeholders. The aim of the catalogue is to offer a reflection from an external viewpoint on some noteworthy urban dynamics in the Nuweiba area in South Sinai. Although targeted mainly to other outsiders, it ultimately also serves the intention of inspiring the local community actors to continue and intensify on practices, initiatives and interventions that contribute to a healthy community and sustainable lifestyle. The final catalogue was presented & discussed with stakeholders from Nuweiba including locals and investors.

DSCF3362

This workshop was a building up on the knowledge gained from a previous fact finding mission conducted by IUSD Lab (November 2015) that served as a preview into Nuweiba´s social and urban dynamics.

 

The output of the Architectural track was building an arched- structure that connected to the school of Basata Eco-lodge, the structure meant to be an area that students could use for small activities or maybe extended later on to be a class room for the students.

DSC_2687

The idea developed through exploring the available and local materials that was existing around the site, and provided by the client, the main challenge was to work on such remote area that lacks many resource. The master’s students of IUSD was capable to manage the limited resource and build with mud brick, Stone and wood.

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The workshop was a learning process that entailed a proactive dialogue between local techniques, materials, experts and participants that enriched the product and the knowledge of participants as well.

 

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