Case study Sustainability in an extreme environment

Metropolitan Workshop, Dead Sea Development, Jordan

Total project area 145 mi2 (375 km2)

Client Urban Workshop, Amman

Project team Metropolitan Workshop, WSP, Gross.Max, Urban Exchange

Metropolitan Workshop has a good track record for delivering large-scale complex urban projects in locations with sensitive contexts. The practice has a reputation for listening and being able to intervene across a wide range of building types. The pervading influence on all their design work emerges from a close analysis of context. The work gains its identity from the particular social, economic, and historical associations of the site and from the end-users. The aesthetic and character of each building ...

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