The Symposium « Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973 » will take place in the Haus der Kulturen in Berlin on May 6-7, 2022 – with George Arbid, Philipp Oswalt, Amin Alsaden, Aziza Chaouni, Mohamed Elshahed, Wael Samhouri, Sara Saragoça Soares, Ola Seif, Janset Shawash, Pelin Tan, Mercedes Volait, Dima Yaser and others. I will talk about New Gourna by Hassan Fathy in the session « Renovation, Modernizing and Updating » on May 7, 2022 (2-4 pm CET).
For more information: https://www.hkw.de/en/programm/projekte/veranstaltung/p_197175.php
And click here to access the full program.
The recordings of the symposium held in Berlin at the occasion of the publication of the book, Designing Modernity, Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973, edited by George Arbid and Philipp Oswalt, are now online.
The playlist of all 6 sessions is found here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrlo1owEDc8thBiHzHg0f3FI9Y98syld0