université international de rabat
Urban Design and Landscape
The project idea is to transform an unused public space, namely the esplanade of Bab Lamrissa in Salé, Morocco. This space, previously neglected, is quite… more
Ramy Abi Antoun
USEK - Holy spirit University of Kaslik
Principal Architect / Founder at RAMAC, University instructor at USEK more
I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the ambitious project aimed at transforming the esplanade of Bab Lamrissa in Salé. The initiative to revitalize this underutilized public space is commendable, and the thoughtful redesign holds great promise in contributing to the overall well-being of the community.
Upon reviewing the project details, I am particularly enthusiastic about the inclusion of diverse activity spaces, such as play areas for children and accessible sports equipment. The emphasis on creating a pedestrian-friendly environment is indeed a step in the right direction. However, I would like to offer a few suggestions that I believe could further enhance the project's success, particularly in strengthening the connection between the sports area and the piazza:
Ensure that the sports facilities, including outdoor fitness stations and multipurpose courts, are strategically placed in proximity to the piazza. This strategic placement will encourage a seamless transition between recreational activities and community gatherings, fostering a more integrated experience for visitors.
Shared Aesthetic Elements:
Establish a cohesive visual identity between the sports area and the piazza. Consistent design elements, such as color schemes or landscaping features, can create a harmonious atmosphere that ties both spaces together. This shared aesthetic will contribute to a unified and inviting environment, encouraging individuals to move effortlessly between the two areas.
I believe that by carefully considering these suggestions, the project can achieve a more cohesive and interconnected space, enhancing the overall user experience and community engagement. I appreciate your dedication to this transformative initiative and look forward to witnessing the positive impact it will have on the urban fabric of Salé.
Dear Ramy Abi Antoun,
Thank you for your valuable feedback on the Bab Lamrissa esplanade project. I appreciate your insights, and I'll carefully consider your suggestions to enhance the overall cohesion of the space. Your support is crucial, and I look forward to implementing these improvements.