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Arch Daily features Zarith Pineda's, TSA 15, Thesis project

July 08, 2015

Congratulations to Zarith Pineda, TSA 15, who is featured in Arch Daily in an article which highlights here thesis project, "Engineered Paradises." Associate Professor of Architecture, Graham Owen was Zarthih's thesis advisor. This work was also part of the 2015 "Ogden 8 Exhibition," which features is an annual event which exhibits Tulane's top 8 Tulane Architecture Thesis projects at Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

"Engineered Paradises" Takes an Imagined Look into the Possibilities Between Palestine and Israel

“Engineered Paradises”, a thesis by Zarith Pineda from Tulane University, looks into a possible future for Hebron, exploring the condition where peace never comes to the West Bank, but where the mutual destruction of both sides is addressed through the creation of safe spaces for the expression of universal emotions. The thesis proposes that in this way, both parties may be unified by their plight. The project was created based on observation of the city of Hebron and on-site interviews with Hebronites. Their true stories then became the narrative dictating the program of the project... full article HERE