Architectural Portfolio Yasmin Ishtay
God is in the details. -Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe
Yasmin Ishtay Personal Statement
My name is Yasmin Ishtay, 21 years old, I am a 4th year architecture student. I have always had interest and passion in architecture. My vision for architectural elements through the years have increased my creativity in architecture and photography skills. I am Eager to learn new things and understand other cultures because th surrounds us. architecture is in everything that
Creativity Team player Excellent reasearch skills Hard worker Good Communication skills
Exchange Student in Hochschule Trier - Trier, Germany Feb.2016 – Today Bachelor study in architecture in the German Jordanian University (GJU) - Amman, Jordan 2012 – Heute RAMS School, graduated IGCSE Note: 83 % ( Very Good ) - Amman, Jordan 2006 – 2012 Primary School Nueva Esparta - Nueva Esparta, Venezuela 2001 – 2006
Autodesk Autocad Autodesk Revit Google Sketch-up Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign ICDL
E-Mail: email@example.com Tel.: +49 157 32190924 Address: Rheinstraße 12, 54292 ,Trier, Deutschland
Work Experience Internship in Thaer Quba Consultant Architects as an intern - Amman, Jordan Dec.2014 – Feb.2015
Spanish - Mother language Arabic - Very good in writing and speech English - Very good in writing and speech, C2 Level German - Very good, B1 Level
Table of contents Villa Steve Jobs Residential Studio Commercial Wadi Saqra Library Kiosk The Islamic Gardens Photography
This project was mainly about designing a house for a special character, to connect the architecture with the personality itself.
Villa Steve Jobs
Concept The project reflects Steve Jobs personality, turning complexity into simplicity, and separation of private zone and public zone. To emphasize the idea of that Steve Jobs started his ideas and working in a garage. Therefore the garage is inside the house and directs to the living room.
The site is located in the city of Amman that overlooks the outstanding views of Al-Baqaa Valleys. The building it is divided from public to private in levels. The ground floor consists of the public area, living room, kitchen and garage. First floor, it becomes more private and contains the bedrooms and a living room. At last, the last floor and most private area which is the work space.
Creating a personal space, that is extroverted to the outside, with respect to nature.
Concept The project was about creating a personal space within a specific area of 6m in length, 6m in width, and 6m in height; in total area of 72m2. The main concept was to create a comfortable and functional space within a small area that is surrounded by nature. It consists of a workspace, living room, kitchen, bathroom and a walk in closet.
Connecting the residential and commercial area in one of Ammanâ€™s most crowded areas.
Commercial Wadi Saqra
The aim of this project is to design a commercial block in Wadi Saqra, Amman. Taking into consideration the sensitivity of the site conditions, which reflects old and modern Amman.
Serving the commercial and residential area by providing job oppurtunities for the residents, and creating shared open spaces within the building; that can be used by different age groups from all over the city of Amman.
Goals The architectural mesh is characterized by outstanding aesthetic and functional features. It acts as a sun protection element while providing indirect sunlight. Commercial
Vertical Circulation and Services Parking Retail Hypermarket Food Court Library Kids Area
Creating a library in the university campus through reusing the function of a container.
The project was about creating a library in Al-Dara, Jabal Amman (University campus). The shape was chosen based on structuralism characteristics; the basic shape of it which is a cube and designed based on human scale and optimized for greater space by the use of steel framework to the outside.
Recreating heaven and reviving all senses through the islamic gardens .
The Islamic Gardens
Concept Based on the Islamic Mughal Gardens, design concept it revives the five senses of human. The trees and water elements were built to achieve this concept.
3- For the sense of sight: colorful plants were chosen as: bougainvillea and Daisies.
Design Elements The elements that has been chosen to achieve the islamic garden concept : 1-For the sense of smell the plants were: Roses AND Lavender
4-For the sense of hearing: Fountains and water channels running on the floor of the garden.
2-For the sense of taste the plants were: Orange trees, Azkadenia trees and Rasberry bushes.
5-The shapes were chosen according to the islamic shapes and patterns in it's gardens.
Plans KEY MAP :
This Plan consists of: 1-Zoning 2-Leveling 3-Dimensions 4-Materials
Elevations and Sections
It is not about the quality or the frame, it is about the moment captured that makes it valuable.