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arch-peace editorials · 9M 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 · 9M 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 · 10M 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 · 11M 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...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Gaza - cities under siege and under attack

Architects for Peace calls for the immediate cessation of attacks on civilians, the immediate relaxation of supply blockades to Gaza, the reopening of borders to provide access to Egyptian h...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

A way to remember in a time of free market forgetting

Next year is the 40th anniversary of the military coup that overthrew the democratically elected socialist government of Salvador Allende in Chile. This elected alternative to free market e...
arch-peace editorials · 1Y ago

Public housing in Australia - selling out?

Keppel St, Carlton public/private housing development on a former hospital site.Over the last decade, the concept of what public housing is in Melbourne has been rewritten, again. Perhaps it...