Architecture and Representation: the Arab City (Session 3)
21 November 2014
International architects and scholars gathered at Wood Auditorium in Avery Hall on November 21, 2014 to investigate cultural representation, the evolution of historical cities, contemporary architectural practices, emerging urban conditions and responsive urban imaginaries in the Arab World. This conference is a partnership between Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and Studio-X Amman with the Columbia Global Centers | Middle East, with supporting partners Qatar Foundation and Aramex, and in collaboration with Studio-X Istanbul and the Middle East Institute at Columbia University.
The video, produced by the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, can be viewed here
Ashraf Abdalla, Doctoral Candidate, Columbia University GSAPP Su’ad Amiry, Founder, Riwaq Center for Architectural Conservation Rania Ghosn, Assistant Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture and Planning, MIT Ahmed Kanna, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of the Pacific Respondents: Nadia Abu-El-Haj, Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College, and Co-Director, Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia University Reinhold Martin, Associate Professor of Architecture, Columbia University GSAPP
Source: Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University