Revisiting Syria – A chronicle from 2008

You’ve seen it all over the news. Syria is in turmoil and there is no end in sight. A series of threats, warnings, negotiations and visits from international observers, the bottom line is: it’s not letting up. The latest plea has been from the Saudi delegation to the UN, who in spite of their own … Continue reading

Obsolete or Deferred? The future of the project for a Mediterranean Union

With the recent departure of my friend and colleague Adrian Lahoud from UTS, I have been thinking about the incredible couple of years I have spent dreaming up projects and articles with Adrian. From a background in architecture, but also from Lebanese heritage, Adrian had become interested in the idea of architecture in the aftermath … Continue reading