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Reading Time: 10 minutes Beit Beirut

Beit Beirut: Where Does War Go After The Fighting Has Ended?

For the generation that is younger than 30 years old, the Civil War has become a thing of their parents and what seems to become a bygone era. But memories of it still linger, whether or not the youth have seen the war.
Reading Time: 5 minutes From the Egyptian Pavilion at the Architecture Exhibition at Venice Biennale. Courtesy of Roba Becciah.

Roba Becciah: The Informal City – Informality And The Modern Metropolis

This year's Egypt Pavilion at the Venice Beinnale, "Roba Becciah: The Informal City," takes on free, unstructured, informal trading in cities like Cairo. We speak with architecture professor Cristiano Luchetti, one of the co-curators of the exhibit, on how unstructured urban markets can help us rethink free space in our cities.