Palestinian Cinematecture: Recapturing Reality via Architecture Narrative

University/SchoolAl-Quds University
Lead ArchitectLena Lahalih

Project is a series of "cinematic spaces" that connect the Dheisheh refugee camp to downtown Bethlehem, Palestine. Aiming to enrich the cinematic culture and mirror the Palestinian stories of marginalized areas audio-visually. Empowering a new generation of pioneers, YouTubers, influencers, and local filmmakers to share their experiences to local and global audiences. Platforms as a solution, The architectural concept is based on horizontal platforms that express cinematic spaces and are inspired by Dheisheh camp residents' social use. Vertical Platforms that reflect the outdoors public cinema