Kadhemia Historic Core Competition
Location | Baghdad, Iraq
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.