1. The Battle of Freedom * 2. The Battle of Old Homs * 3. The Battle of Mortar * 4. The Battle of Baba Amr * 5. The Battle of Finding a Home * 6. The Battle of Continuation
The `visionary memoir' (Observer) of a female architect in war-torn Syria, and the role architecture plays in whether a community crumbles or comes together
Marwa al-Sabouni has a PhD in Islamic Architecture and runs a private architectural studio in Homs, Syria. She is co-owner of the first and only online media site dedicated to architectural news in Arabic: www.arch-news.net.
'Incisive ... speaks with that particular mix of solicitude and sharp criticism born of true belonging married to broadness of perspective' - Art Review Asia 'A visionary memoir. . . extraordinary' - Observer 'An angry and personal memoir' - Daily Telegraph 'An understated gem of a book . . . gripping' - The Spectator