A new concept for a mixed use facility with synergistic components. Comprising of a short-stay facility for the elderly along with a cooking school, shared workspace/business center, and a hand craft school, Zest seeks to provide a stimulating and vibrant environment for users.
The design of the building seeks to provide more with less through innovation and resourcefulness using local materials, local knowledge, and local technologies to create a holistic and sustainable design solution. Basic local materials such as bricks, concrete, wood, palm midribs (جريد). By relying on detailing and craftsmanship, materials will be exposed and honest.