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Medina Restoration in Fes, Morocco

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Global Learning Across Borders
Morocco Fall 2007
Medina Restoration
by Lamia

Published in Economy & Finance , Travel
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  • 1. Medina Restoration Community Service An Old House by Lamia Bouziane
  • 2. Old wooden cedar doors and beautiful tile work
  • 3. Master craftsmanship
  • 4. We are restoring this residence in the old city.
  • 5. The old medina in Fes was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Parts are being restored through partnership programs between institutions and property owners.
  • 6. We are contributing through community service.
  • 7. Students help pull a cart full of work materials to the house through the narrow streets of the medina.
  • 8. Students saw cedar beams for the structural support of the house during the restoration process. Cedar wood is chosen because the scent wards off insects for centuries.
  • 9.  
  • 10. Alexis helps put a foundation down to begin laying bricks.
  • 11. Alexis is using a scale to make sure that the foundation is balanced.
  • 12. Students hauled cement up the stairway to build a new wall in the ancient house. The man is smoothing a layer of cement onto the foundation.
  • 13. Alexis is learning to lay bricks and build a wall.
  • 14. Our co-workers observe the wall building process.
  • 15. Lauren comes to help build the wall.
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  • 17. Thanks for learning about the medina restoration community service project. Bislama