JADD HALLAJ  -  جاد حَــلاَّج

Architect & Cartographer   -      مِعمار و مُخطَّط



Architect & Cartographer 

جاد حَــلاَّج

مِعمار و مُخطَّط

Design and Coordination for the European Open Heritage Day: an intermunicipal heritage project

With the cities of:
Coordination of 5 municipalities for an event with the theme of the Eilands of Southwest Flanders. The event included  7 bike routes, 11 locations open to the public, and more than 500 to bike through! On the day, more than 1000 people visited the landmarks and learned their history.

A map was designed as a base for the event, and following tourism activities.

Co-founder of Kortrijk’s Territorial Lab
12-08-21 To 12-09-21

With Elena Falomo  
        Emilie Froelich → 
The Territorial Lab is a month-long experiment in a vacant space in the city centre of Kortrijk.

Through collaborations with local stakeholders and citizens, it explores different practices that reflect complex and multilayered visions on the region.

Designer in residence
15–10–20 To 15-02-21

With Elena Falomo
        Emilie Froelich →
Research and development of various projects for a ‘’UNESCO Cultural Landscapes‘’ application for the moated homesteads (or Eilands) through community engagement. 

The moated homesteads of Southwest Flanders are vernacular settlements that are surrounded by water, hidden within the urban sprawl of the city. 

‘‘Camille Duraffourd and the establishment of the cadastre in the Levant during the French mandate(1920-1946) ‘’
In 1920, a 25-year-old French army engineer officer, Camille Duraffourd, was sent to Syria to carry out the task of creating a new cadastre for the countries under the French mandate in the Levant, Lebanon and Syria.
What role did Camille Duraffourd's cadastre play in the organization of the modern and independent states of Lebanon and Syria?

Condition of return of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
Cartographic visualisation of data collected from piece assets in Syria, prepared and presented for a conference on August 14th 2019 on Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: “Challenges for Return and Realities Back Home”, hosted by The Common Space Initiative for Shared Knowledge.

©Jadd Hallaj 2021