Thursday, 19 February 2009

New Zidonians, M.I.T. competition, honorable mention

The New Zidonians is an architectural story. A fictional narrative involving the palestian-israeli conflict as an architectural category and speculations about its future. The narrator is Rajiya a little girl trapped in an inbetween condition in the conflict. Rajiya narrates the story of her childhood and her people the New Zidonians who have established their own peculiar state on the complicated land leftover by the conflicting parts. The project was submitted by draftworks!architects to the international competition Just Jerusalem organized in 2007 by M.I.T. and was awarded an honorable mention

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