The Black Iris Project (مشروع السوسنة السوداء)

The Black Iris project consists of four main modules: Jordan’s Architectural Encyclopedia, the Architectural Mirages of Jordan, Amman’s Architectural Map and the Dewan Podcast. The project archive includes plans, sections, elevations, descriptions, and photography for architectural projects spanning between 1912 - 2020 from over twenty-five Jordanian architectural firms, local and international individuals and institutions.

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Author Mazen O. Alali
Last Updated September 27, 2020, 07:50 (BST)
Created March 8, 2020, 12:19 (GMT)
Project principal and co-investigators

Mazen O. Alali

Project team

Launched by Architect Mazen Alali along with a team of five architects: Aseel Marrar, Lubna Aqel, Rand Abu-Al-Sha’r, Saja Kamal and Walaa Sahloul.

Project status Ongoing
Project funder


Citation information

Alali M., (2019), personal communication, 29 December

Time Periods Hashemite, Modern
Data type Text article, Images Plan or Sketch, Audiovisual data Video, Images Photograph, Text legal article, Text report, Images Map, Text essay