Topic: Architecture

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 German anthropologist Dieter Haller

"Freedom of speech has long been empty rhetoric"

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 Centre on Istanbulʹs Taksim Square (photo: AFP/Ozan Kose)

Restoring Istanbulʹs Ataturk Cultural Centre

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

Putting the finishing touches to Ayatollah Khomeini′s mausoleum south of Tehran (photo: Tasnim)

Cultural policy and architecture in Iran

Far from an Islamist Utopia

Conductor and music director of the Berlin State Opera, Daniel Barenboim

The Barenboim-Said Academy

Barenboim′s 'new medicine'

Old postcard image of Martyrs' Square, Beirut (photo: Elie Wardini 1995)

Lebanon′s architectural heritage

A race against time

UNESCO World Heritage site Palmyra (photo: MAHER AL MOUNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Palmyra post-IS

A pawn in Assad's game

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