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Aleppo Opera House | PROMONTORIO - Arch2O.com
The Aleppo Opera House situated in Aleppo, the third largest city in Syria is a confluence of Mediterranean, Middle East and European cultures. The site for the project a 2-hectare stretch of land between the Great Mosque and Fountain Square of the city centre is restricted on several grounds by planning and building regulations. For instance …
Leaning Vault House
Ryan W.Kennihan. The leaning vault house investigates the qualities of space created as a direct consequence of structure and construction. The project explores the Nubian or leaning vault which is an ancient method of constructing vaulted spaces without the need for timber centring. These vaults instead rely on a structural wall to lean each layer of brickwork against creating inclined courses and allowing the vault to be bridged without additional support.