Client: Diar Qatari (Syrian Government)
Location: Damascus – Syria
Services Provided: Concept Design for Urban Development (Competition – The Winning Proposal)
Total Area: 4,680,000 sq.m
Construction Cost: US $ 4,342,000,000
Starting Date: 2008
Completion Date: 2008
J.V. / Associate: WSP
Diar Damascus project represents a comprehensive master plan vision to develop the new central business district and keeping it attached to the old city of Damascus; that accommodates the increased need for new offices and houses, while linking the old city’s existing networks.
By creating a dynamic and sustainable environment, the project aims to enhance the built environment in the Capital Damascus, while taking inspiration for its design from the old city’s distinguished characteristics through its walls, souqs, khans, houses, greeneries and water features in a contemporary approach.