Center for Excavation and Research
Aswan, Egypt
The project comprises a residence and research centre for German archaeologists working on Aswan excavations. The work annex is organised around a planted courtyard and contains four research rooms each covered by a dome, A vault covered work area, a laboratory, lab, garage and and a series of store rooms.

The sleeping annex to the south of the work annex, comprises thirteen single rooms and two double rooms all organised around a planted courtyard. The buildings are designed using a module of 2.48m and are constructed using mud brick plaster with lime wash. The loadbearing walls support barrel vaults and domes on pendentives.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Aswan, Egypt
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Center for Excavation and Research
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research center
educational