The flat stone vault of the new shop of St Mary of the Resurrection Abbey in Jerusalem has opened! The system is inspired by the invention of French Engineer Joseph Abeille (1673-1756), who patented in 1699 a special system that allowed the building of flat vaults.
While We Wait is a meditative installation by Bethlehem-based architects Elias & Yousef Anastas about the cultural claim over nature in Palestine.
Palestine pavilion at Dubai Design Week by Elias & Yousef Anastas
With the collaboration of the Form Finding Lab led by Prof. Sigrid Adriaenssens, Princeton University , a design-to-construction tool has been developed for reciprocal structures, andvalidated by the construction of a 5m diameter dome at Princeton University and a temporary pavilion on the Nativity square in Bethlehem. Project team : Sigrid Adriaenssens, Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos, Yousef Anastas).