fbpx Breaking Boundaries: Critical Linking Between Research and Practice and Influencing Public Policy and Implementation | Amman Design Week
6 October 2019
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This talk dwells on the experience of Rami Daher and TURATH: Architecture and Urban Design Consultants, citing projects that were based on a strong link between theory, academia, and practice. The talk also concentrates on illustrating how such a research-based practice could lead to different forms of activism while influencing public policy concerning vision, program and site of these projects. 

About TURATH: Architecture and Urban Design Consultants

Rami Daher is Associate Professor of architecture at the German Jordanian University and a practicing architect at TURATH: Architecture & Urban Design Consultants. He taught at the American University of Beirut's Department of Architecture & Design, at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture, and at Jordan University of Science & Tech.

TURATH: Architecture & Urban Design Consultants is an architectural, urban design and research foundation specializing in urban regeneration, heritage conservation (adaptive reuse), green architecture, and planning. TURATH provides consultations and works in cities across the Middle East such as Amman, Salt, Jerash, Kerak, Mkies, Ajloun, and Madaba of Jordan; Mecca, and KAF Village in Saudi Arabia; Beirut and Tripoli in Lebanon; Damascus and Aleppo in Syria; Al Doha in Qatar; Manama and Muharraq in Bahrain; and Paris in France to mention a few.

TURATH provides consultation in urban planning and design, architectural design, heritage conservation and urban regeneration, architectural research and environmental design, heritage tourism, cultural site management, community empowerment and place research, and training and capacity building at different levels. The main objective of TURATH is providing consultation coupled with scientific, historic, and thorough research on the site or locale understudy.

TURATH’s work is supported by a multidisciplinary research team and research center encompassing architecture, urban design and planning, green architecture, planning, heritage conservation, urban regeneration, transportation, archaeology, environmental engineering, municipal infrastructure, heritage management, tourism and spatial computer database applications.

Address: 6 Al-Shariaah College St., Jabal Al Lweibdeh
Contact: 0796813999
Website: www.turath.jo

TURATH: Architecture and Urban Design Consultants
Jabal Al Lweibdeh