By Esther Charlesworth
The identify of this well timed and encouraging new ebook, Architects with out Frontiers, issues to the potential of architects to play very important roles in post-war aid and reconstruction. by way of operating “sans frontières”, Charlesworth means that architects and layout execs have an important chance to aid peace-making and reconstruction efforts within the interval instantly after clash or catastrophe, while a lot of the housing, health facility, academic, delivery, civic and company infrastructure has been destroyed or badly broken.
via chosen case stories, Charlesworth examines the function of architects, planners, city designers and panorama architects in 3 towns following clash - Beirut, Nicosia and Mostar - 3 towns the place the psychological and actual scars of violent clash nonetheless stay. This booklet expands the normal position of the architect from 'hero' to 'peacemaker' and discusses how layout educators can stretch their wings to surround the proliferating agendas and websites of civil unrest.
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