This Mamluk tomb was inhabited by residents and the structure was added to and extended over many years in a haphazard manner without technical guidance or professional supervision. The restoration effort included returning the building to a pristine condition, retrofitting it to accommodate residential usage and restoring it. New lightweight removable structures were installed as part of the retrofit as well as modern utilities that conform to international standards.
Photographs of Jerusalem Old City Revitalisation Program. Courtesy of Architect (submitted to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture), 2001.
For the Aga Khan Award for Architecture nomination procedures, architects are requested to submit several layers of documentation including photography. These images supplement the slides and digital images also submitted.