THE ARCHITECTURE OF ENVIRONMENT: BUILDING HOUSES ALONG THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY IN JORDAN

@article{Guarasci2018THEAO,
  title={THE ARCHITECTURE OF ENVIRONMENT: BUILDING HOUSES ALONG THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY IN JORDAN},
  author={B. L. Guarasci},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={50},
  pages={513-536}
}
  • B. L. Guarasci
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • This article analyzes the restoration of Jordan's UN Dana Biosphere Reserve cottages for ecotourism and home building in the neighboring village of Qadisiyya as competing land projects. Whereas a multimillion-dollar endowment from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) restores Dana's houses as a “heritage” village for a tourist economy, families in Qadisiyya build houses with income from provisional labor to shore up a familial future. Each act of home building… CONTINUE READING
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