Kadhemia Historic Core Competition

Location | Baghdad, Iraq

Service | Pilgrimage, Master Plan, Landscape, Competition

Client | Mayoralty of Baghdad

Year | 2009

Lead Consultant | DEWAN, Dubai

Landscape Consultant | Jala Makhzoumi

Project Awarded First Prize

An international competition to enlarge, rehabilitate and conserve the heritage features of the historic holy town of Kadhemia (circa 8th century AD). The landscape design concept introduces innovative green components that accommodate the exceptional number of pilgrims during religious ceremonies and reestablishes the connection with the Tigris River.