A two-storey, L-shaped residence, located in the southern part of the Jordan Valley near the client's old farm. An existing structure was renovated and a new segment added. The house contains a kitchen, bathrooms, dining and living spaces, and several bedrooms. The new addition comprises a roofed outdoor living room, which overlooks the courtyard. Its concrete columns are embedded in a cavity of cement blocked double walls, providing thermal insulation. Cost reducing measures involved using local building practices and materials such as acid-treated limestone and cement tiles.
Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture