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arch-peace editorials · 2M ago

Editorial - Precarious Shifts in Homelessness Policy

Hard-line civic law changes, damaging to the rights of homeless persons, appear destined for defeat. But compliance officers may yet wield greater powers, and a crackdown on Melbourne’s most...
arch-peace editorials · 3M ago

Parque Forestal: a persistent urban project that integrates nature and city

El Parque Forestal: persistente proyecto urbano integrador de la naturaleza y la ciudadIn the month of urbanism, I was invited to write a column for the National Museum Benjamín Vicuña MacKe...
arch-peace editorials · 3M ago

Shelter: The inconographic nature of temporary structures

In his most recent work, 'Refuge' Melbourne artist Kevin Chin explores the iconographic nature of temporary structures. His images are a reminder that we should not underestimate the role te...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Stories From the STREAT

Recently, Architects for Peace met a team of creative people working to empower homeless young people in Melbourne through the sharing of stories. Read on to learn more about the STREAT Stor...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Representing Peace: Can peace be set in stone?

Today is the International Day of Peace, a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace around the world. What are some different ideas of peace? How is it represented in urban spaces?  ...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Designing the Temporary

Continuing on the topic of home; Tahj Rosmarin discusses his proposal for the creation of a new typology of temporary asylum seeker housing in the Netherlands.The phases and processes of con...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Waiting for Asylum

Camille Gharbi explores the ability of people to create a home in the most difficult of circumstances. ©camillegharbiOver the last few years, many informal refugee camps have been erected in...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Urban resilience challenges, Can learning from tradition of the past help?

Solmaz HosseinioonJune 2016 (Architects for Peace Goal 2: Promote and defend sustainable and resilient urban environments.)In times of rapid changes and transformations which new paradigms, ...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

URBANITY ON THE ARABIAN PENINSULA FROM THE TRADITION OF THE ORDINARY TO THE TRADITION OF THE ELITE

Ashraf M. SalamaPhD | FRSA | FHEAProfessor and Chair of ArchitectureUniversity of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United KingdomApril 2016What is now the rapidly emerging global region was a series of...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Architects for peace vision, goals and theme for 2016

Architects for peace is a humanitarian, not for profit professional organisation for architects, urban designers, engineers, planners, landscape architects and environmentalists, seeking urb...