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42%OFFMarwa al-Sabouni, Roger Scruton - The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria - 9780500343173 - 9780500343173
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The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria

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Description for The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria Hardcover. Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, showing how the built environment offers a mirror to the community that inhabits it. Num Pages: 184 pages, 32 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBS; AMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 242 x 23. Weight in Grams: 452.
Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, showing how the built environment offers a mirror to the community that inhabits it. From Syria's tolerant past, with churches and mosques built alongside one another in Old Homs and members of different religions living harmoniously together, the book chronicles the recent breakdown of social cohesion in Syria's cities, with the lack of shared public spaces intensifying divisions within the community and corrupt ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
publisher:Thames & Hudson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
184
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780500343173
SKU
9780500343173
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About Marwa al-Sabouni, Roger Scruton
Marwa al-Sabouni has a PhD in Islamic Architecture and runs a private architectural studio in Homs, Syria. She is co-owner of the first and only online media site dedicated to architectural news in Arabic: www.arch-news.net.

Reviews for The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria
'The moving record of one person's effort to stay loyal to her homeland, at a time of great suffering and personal distress. It tells a painful and tragic story. But it is also the expression of a beautiful soul, who comes to us out of a confused and dreadful battle with a message of hope' - Roger Scruton 'Marwa al-Sabouni ... Read more

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