Sunday, October 11, 2009

RMJM: win islamic architecture award for zliten campus, libya

Oct 10, 2009 | designBoom

RMJM architects have received the islamic architecture award for their work on
the zliten campus at asmariya university for islamic sciences in Libya at the cityscape
awards in dubai, 2009.

the zliten campus is a new branch of al asmariya university, located 75 miles southeast
of tripoli. RMJM’s architects designed a campus master plan for the development of
the 202-acre site. core academic functions are organized in four quadrants within
a perimeter habitable wall that houses faculty offices and academic support functions.

with a total build-out of more than 1 million square feet, the new campus provides
academic and support buildings, a conference and student center as well as
administration, library, recreation and residential spaces for a population of 4,600 students.