Country Morocco

Brutalism
Sidi Harazem Thermal Bath Complex
World Heritage Site 2012
Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage

Located on the Atlantic coast in the north-west of Morocco, the site is the product of a fertile exchange between the Arabo-Muslim past and Western modernism. The inscribed city encompasses the new town conceived and built under the French Protectorate …

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Beni Mellal Courthouse
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Larbi Benmbarek Stadium (Stade Philip)
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Hotel Les Gorges du Dadès (today: Hotel Xaluca Dadès)
World Heritage Site 2001
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)

Essaouira is an exceptional example of a late-18th-century fortified town, built according to the principles of contemporary European military architecture in a North African context. Since its foundation, it has been a major international trading seapo…

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Law Courts
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Faculté des Sciences Dhar El Mehraz
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Wholesale Market
Brutalism 1960
Town Hall
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Residential Building
World Heritage Site 1981
Medina of Fez

Founded in the 9th century and home to the oldest university in the world, Fez reached its height in the 13th–14th centuries under the Marinids, when it replaced Marrakesh as the capital of the kingdom. The urban fabric and the principal monuments…

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Post Sorting Center (today: Post Office and Commercial Building)
World Heritage Site 2004
Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)

The Portuguese fortification of Mazagan, now part of the city of El Jadida, 90-km southwest of Casablanca, was built as a fortified colony on the Atlantic coast in the early 16th century. It was taken over by the Moroccans in 1769. The fortification wit…

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The Azagury House
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Health Care Center Delegation de la Sante
World Heritage Site 1997
Archaeological Site of Volubilis

The Mauritanian capital, founded in the 3rd century B.C., became an important outpost of the Roman Empire and was graced with many fine buildings. Extensive remains of these survive in the archaeological site, located in a fertile agricultural area. Vol…

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National Bank for Economic Development (today: Credit Agricole)
World Heritage Site 1997
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)

Tétouan was of particular importance in the Islamic period, from the 8th century onwards, since it served as the main point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia. After the Reconquest, the town was rebuilt by Andalusian refugees who had been e…

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Institute for Journalism (today: Higher Institute of Information and Communication)
World Heritage Site 1987
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together within the defensive walls, which are reinforced by corner towers. Ait-Ben-Haddou, in Ouarzazate province, is a striking exa…

World Heritage Site 1985
Medina of Marrakesh

Founded in 1070–72 by the Almoravids, Marrakesh remained a political, economic and cultural centre for a long period. Its influence was felt throughout the western Muslim world, from North Africa to Andalusia. It has several impressive monuments datin…

Brutalism 1951
Carrières Centrales Housing Project
Brutalism 1964
Municipal Market
World Heritage Site 1996
Historic City of Meknes

Founded in the 11th century by the Almoravids as a military settlement, Meknes became a capital under Sultan Moulay Ismaïl (1672–1727), the founder of the Alawite dynasty. The sultan turned it into a impressive city in Spanish-Moorish style, surround…

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Immeuble A
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University Clinic
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Fire Station
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Post Office
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Civic Center