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An aerial view of Kowloon Walled City

Hong Kong Circa 1990

We feature a selection of Greg Girard and Ian Lamboth’s work on Kowloon World City, a city-block-sized enclave located across the harbour from the Island of Hong Kong, then a British-controlled territory which developed into a cramped tenement slum made up of 300 interconnected high-rise buildings, all built without the contribution of a single architect. The […]

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A protestor at Tahrir Square sleeping on the tracks of a stationary tank, Cairo, Egypt, February 6, 2011

Architecture of Resistance

On January 25, Egyptians initiated a campaign of non-violent civil resistance against the rule of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. It culminated in his resignation 18 days later, on February 11. Much has been written and said about the Egyptian Revolution, in particular the use of social media by activists to mobilise and co-ordinate dissent. Revolutions, […]

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