Villa Rizk
Amman, Jordan

This is one of Jafar Tukan's earliest houses in Amman. It reflects an attempt at re-establishing the traditional stone house in Jordan through both the texture of the stone and its building technique. It is also an attempt at re-introducing traditional urban Jordanian residential forms into the country's contemporary architectureStructural constructing system is reinforced concrete skeleton with hollow slabs with concrete block infill. All parts were manufactured in-situ, except mechanical and electrical equipment and windows.


Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture

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Amman, Jordan
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Completed 1980
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Villa Rizk
Rizk Residence
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private residence
residential