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The Battle for Home

The Battle for Home

The Battle for Home


Al-Sabouni, Marwa

Thames & Hudson, 2017

Book ID: S00108

An architect’s gripping account of living and working in war-torn Syria, and the role architecture plays in whether a community crumbles or comes together.

Drawing on the author’s personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this timely and fascinating account offers an eyewitness perspective on the country’s bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, showing how the built environment and its destruction hold up a mirror to the communities that inhabit it.

192 pp., Cl., 32 bw illus.