The seminar was part of ANPIEMED program within the International Biennial BRAU4 in Alexandria.
Dr. Said Raka director of Rosetta national Museum gave a lecture about Rosetta as a heritage city or an open air museum; where the heritage buildings contain a distinguished architecture that continues the concept of Arabian house designs. It’s kept on privacy and gives a suitable freedom for who are living in these houses. These constructions had two functions as a place of residence, and in the same time, as headquarter of administrating the commercial affairs. The site is considered a theatre for governmental and commercial procedures in Rosetta.
The architectural planning coupled with fascinating the flourished arts, with the tale of Rosetta settlements, are associated with a common historical figures. That’s why it has a great historical significance. It embodies a long timeline, starting with its foundation during Ottoman period and continuing to the modern period.