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The Battle for Home: The Memoir of a Syrian Architect

Marwa al-Sabouni
ISBN 9780500343173 (2015)

The eyewitness account of a young architect based in war-torn Homs. Revealing the country’s bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, she shares her personal experience of how the environment directly affects the community that inhabits it, how the stage for civil war has long been set in her country, and how architecture might play a role in reversing the damage. Continue reading The House of Wisdom: Books in Our Library