Book Review: Marwa Al-Sabouni, The Battle for Home

Cover: Marwa Al-Sabouni, The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian
Architect, London: Thames & Hudson 2017

We have seen our buildings demolished, our cities destroyed and our
archaeological treasures vandalized. Those images have been on display
so much that we rarely question why all this happened. In politics and
history, when narratives are assembled, parties tell their own sides
of the story. It is only through architecture that is no one’s
particular and everyone’s in general. Buildings do not lie to us:
they tell the truth without taking sides. Every little detail in an
urban configuration weiterlesen...

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Cover: Marwa Al-Sabouni, The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect, London: Thames & Hudson 2017
Dieser Beitrag wurde am 03.12.2018 auf dem Portal Visual History des Zentrums für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam veröffentlicht.