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A jewel of the city: Aziza Chaouni on restoring the Fez River

A jewel of the city: Aziza Chaouni on restoring the Fez River

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The Fez River winds through the city’s medina – Fez’s historic medieval center and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Heavily contaminated, almost an open sewer, it was covered over with concrete to contain the smell; it was all but forgotten in recent decades. For much of the past 20 years, architect and engineer Aziza Chaouni has been battling to restore it. []