Students’ projects from the Guest Studio, fall 2020 The Oslo School of Architecture and Design In their projects, the students of The Oslo School of Architecture were investigating the possible architecture of unplanned and unprogrammed, transient public spaces of baraha, by designing contemporary barasti, based on their research of public life in Muharraq. The new structures were temporary or not, engaging the structural logic, informal life and activities of the city, in-between the monuments of Pearling Path and on the sea-shore.
In this house specifically, you see: how it became a city? How it grew? What were its first features? And the context for an entire life Muharraq lived in the nineteen eighties. The Architectural Heritage House is home to the artistic works, drawings, architectural photographs gathered or drawn by the architect John Yarwood in homage to his stay in the city of Muharraq between 1983 and 1985.Read More