El - Houma khir

الحومة خير

June 2017
First Participatory Workshop

Project Definition

Community Building 

Selection of Sites for Intervention

December 2017
Les Marches de la Mosquée Zitouna - Action urbaine

Co-design workshop and placemaking First site of intervention

November 2019
ElHouma Khir - IKRAA

Découverte sensible de la Médina de Tunis avec les enfants

El-houma khir aims to make public spaces in Tunisia more inclusive. It embrace placemaking through a series of workshops at the Medina of Tunis with a number of local partners offering the opportunity to the local community and in particular the youth to think and design their spaces in order to make them more inclusive, to understand how a city is created and how it is transforming through new uses as well as highlighting the real challenges for decisions makers and planning actors. 


Medina - community


Tunis, Tunisia


Journal de la Medina – جريدة المدينة Dar El-Harka, Iccomos, ASM, ENAUVATEUR, Colléctif Créatif et Enauvateur, De Terre et D’Argile, El Warcha / Collaborative Design Studio, Doolesha, et ISTEUB.

First Workshop financed by SIDA, ASCSS

Caracteristic Elements:

  • Use of local building materials, eg. Bricks, recycled tiles, reeds.
  • Participatory design and construction with the local community (craftsmen, students, teachers)
  • Construction site at High Intensity of Labor


Insaf Ben Othmane H., Omar Wanas, Heba El Hanafy, Faika Bejaoui, Amany Hamdany, Feres Habbej, Oumeima Feikh, Aziza Yazidi ELhouma-khir Volunteers


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