Howayda Al-Harithy Speaks to Wired on the Coming Recovery Efforts in Beirut

Howayda Al-Harithy spoke to Wired about the upcoming reconstruction efforts in Beirut. Harithy, who co-founded the AUB Reconstruction unit at the Architecture and Design Department in the aftermath of the 2006 war, highlighted the importance of adopting a reconstruction plan that does not only focus on the physical but also recovers the social, economic and cultural significance of the affected neighborhoods and their heritage. You can read the full article here. You can also read more about how post-war reconstruction in 2006 played an essential role in the founding of the Lab by reading our story, and browse our projects and publications on Urban Recovery.