Construction site of the Hamam
A bathhouse, whereby construction was suspended before completion, turned out to be perfectly useful in its unfinished form. The foundations can be used as tables and benches to stage small scale neighbourhood activities such as fleemarkets or an open air cinema. On a daily basis, the hamam functions as a sandbox.
A bill board announces the construction of a Hamam
Children’s party at the Hamam
Hamam used as sandbox
The Hamam in use as an open air cinema
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