Moment in Sarouja - Urban installation 2011
In Focus: the work of MPhil student M.W. Al-Asali - Tools and Technology in Traditional Architecure  30-09-2016 00:00

Wesam Asali's work of traditional construction and technology was featured in the website of the Department of Architecture - University of Cambridge. The work was conducted as part of Wesam's Mphil at the department and was awarded the Morgan Sindall Prize Award for attention to the mode of construciton, selection of materials, the likely impact of the building on the environment, and its sustainability. 

 

Interview - Architect Iyas Shahine About His Architectural Multimedia Project Real Estate Misdemean in Damascus  01-05-2016 00:00

Architect Iyas Shahine depicts architectural changes taking place in Damascus. These changes are reflected in their true form by showing their effects. The project covers several existing and future real estate projects that supposedly aim at developing the city. However, we do not know whether this aim will be achieved.  Read More

Urbegony - Research of built environment in Syrian cities during war  31-03-2016 28:08

iw-lab establishes Urbegony: Architects without Borders - Syria, with students and architects in Damascus and other cities in Syria. Urbegony is a group of specialists interested and concerned with urbanization and architecture that observes spatial, urban, and architectural changes of the built and social environment. The importance of the observation comes from the need to document these rapid changes, learning from them, and switching from treating them with a reaction to treating them with pioneering responsible actions.