EL-HOUMA KHIR

2017 - Present

El-houma khir aims to make public spaces in Tunisia more inclusive. It embrace placemaking through a series of workshops at the Medina of Tunis with a number of local partners offering the opportunity to the local community and in particular the youth to think and design their spaces in order to make them more inclusive, to understand how a city is created and how it is transforming through new uses as well as highlighting the real challenges for decisions makers and planning actors. 

June 2017
December 2017
November 2019

Location

Tunis, Tunisia

Client/Partner:

Journal de la Medina – جريدة المدينة Dar El-Harka, Iccomos, ASM, ENAUVATEUR, Colléctif Créatif et Enauvateur, De Terre et D’Argile, El Warcha / Collaborative Design Studio, Doolesha,

First Workshop financed by SIDA, ASCSS

Caracteristic Elements:

  • Use of local building materials, eg. Bricks, recycled tiles, reeds.
  • Participatory design and construction with the local community (craftsmen, students, teachers)
  • Construction site at High Intensity of Labor
Insaf Ben Othmane H., Omar Wanas, Heba El Hanafy, Faika Bejaoui, Amany Hamdany, Feres Habbej, Oumeima Feikh, Aziza Yazidi ELhouma-khir Volunteers