Topic: Architecture

No roads, no cars, no carbon dioxide: "The Line" is the name of a planned eco-super city in Saudi Arabia - 170 kilometers long, 200 meters wide and 500 meters high (photo: AFP Photo/NEOM)

'The Line' in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Salman's febrile dream

A picture shows an Iraqi architect exiting a traditional house amid renovations in the old town of Iraq‘s northern city of Mosul, on 23 February 2022 (photo: Zaid Al-Obeidi/AFP)

Reconstruction in Iraq

Mosul's Old City rises from rubble in Iraq

Demolition in Jeddah (source: YouTube screenshot)

Saudi Arabia's urban development

The Crown Prince's bulldozers

Traffic at a Cairo intersection (source: YouTube screenshot)

Ziad Fahmy's "Street Sounds"

Egypt, and the "great clamour" of urban life

MoMA exhibition shows how urban planning fosters social division (photo: courtesy of the artist /The Museum of Modern Art New York)

MoMA: Racism in U.S. urban planning

The role of architecture in America's systemic racism

Tahrir Square's Mugamma Building (photo: MusikAnimal. Photo licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license)

Book review: Mohamed Elshahed's "Cairo Since 1900"

In pursuit of other modernisms

Urban renewal in Istanbul (photo: Ayse Karabat)

Urban renewal under Erdogan

Istanbul shantytown residents in limbo

Wheelchairs arrive in Mosul (photo: RIRP)

Reconstruction and humanitarian aid in northern Iraq

100 wheelchairs for Mosul

Nihad Salim Qoja, former mayor of Erbil (photo: Shamal Sharef/DW)

Interview with Nihad Salim Qoja

“Iranian hegemony in Iraq is very strong”

German anthropologist Dieter Haller (photo: Karima Ahdad)

Interview with anthropologist Dieter Haller

Tangiers – end of a cosmopolitan era

Tunis Old Town, a picture postcard idyll (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Urban development in Tunisia

Keeping the speculators out of Tunis

ALT_Tags: The derelict Ataturk Cultural Center on Istanbulʹs Taksim Square (photo: AFP/Ozan Kose)

Restoring Istanbulʹs Ataturk Cultural Center

More than merely prestige?

The ruins of Aleppo’s bazaar (photo: Nunnerich-Asmus Verlag & Media GmbH)

Reconstructing Aleppo

The hidden power of investors

Afghan architect Masouma Delijam, Kabul (photo: DW/B. Schulke)

Hindu Kush

Reconstruction in Afghanistan: The strong women of Darul Aman

Minaret belonging to the DITIB Central Mosque in Cologne (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

DITIB Central Mosque in Cologne

A place to pray, a place to meet

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