Villa of Nabil El-Sarraf
Type
magazine article
Year
1999
The villa is located in the southwestern part of Amman. The city was built on many hills and its architecture is characterized by use of natural stone on the exterior. The western and northern facades of the villa are semisolids into which cylindrical and cubical masses are sculptured to enrich the view of the facades. The other facades, with the areas of reception, dining and living are open to views and light. Architect Jafar Tukan. (Taken from English translation on page 8)
Citation
Ibrahim, Abdelbaki Mohamed (ed). 1999. Villa of Nabil El-Sarraf. In Alam al-Bina. Cairo: Center for Planning and Architectural Studies, 25-27/207.
Authorities
Collections
Copyright
Alam al-Bina
Country
Jordan
Language
Arabic
Building Usages
housing development
residential
apartment building
residential
private residence
residential
dormitory / hostel
residential
shelter
residential
Keywords
contemporary architecture