The 7 th
circle, being the first roundabout gateway encounter once reaching the city
arriving from the airport highway road, can perhaps be argued as the most
important circle in Amman.
commissioned to reinvent the entire intersection to elevate its quality to a a
highly dignified state and erect a monument that would stand as an icon for
Jordan’s ten inspirational and fundamental living values declared by His
Majesty the King.
The structure stands
16 meters high and is layered with the Arabic Kofi calligraphy words in
different scales and through a composition that balances artistic ambiguous
composition with rational legibility and structural build-ability. The crux of the gesture was to achieve a
soulful resonance that is also artistically profound and neither imposing nor