Tulkarm Courthouse Palestine design by AAU Anastas on the West Bank – stone-faced concrete administrative building with deep-set windows to shield direct sunlight ; the courthouse uses steel screens to filter sunshine
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Major works to visit include the Tulkarm Courthouse designed by AAU Anastas, located on a triangular plot at the entrance of the city. Finely-detailed stonework characterises both buildings as well as the courtyard and plaza areas. The client was United Nations Office for Project Services.
Also worth a look are the Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre by Riwaq, and the campus of Birzeit University, near Ramallah on the West Bank, where Heneghan Peng architects based in Dublin, Ireland won the Architecture Contest.