University : Cairo University
Tutor(s) : A. Prof. Karim Kesseiba, Dr. Sherif Morgan, Arch. Fady Philip, Arch. Ahmed Ali
Since the city of Port Said was a cosmopolitan city in its earlier era and was a successful example of coexistence and reconciliation, the choice of a project: UNITY AND RECONCILIATION CENTER (LANTERNS OF HOPE) was a starting point for re-coexistence and reconciliation again between different nationalities and cultures by applying the concept of UNITY IN DIVERSITY and providing a free platform for discussion and interaction among different human beings, this is supported by modern building methods, modern architectural trends and the use of media in effective ways (physical and nonphysical) to enhance communication, physical and moral acquaintance to rejuvenate the individual and then society as a whole.
– The project should convey the message of “unity in diversity” and facilitate communication, coexistence and reconciliation between the various local and global cultures for adults, youth and young people to achieve a balanced society, outwardly different and united internally.
– The project is a platform for various people to achieve the meaning of ” unity in diversity ” all over the world.
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