Mapping Beirut through its Tenants’ Stories workshop series

15 August 2015 to 05 March 2016

A participatory research space with the aim of promoting the right to the city and affordable housing through a series of six workshops. These workshops specifically focus on gathering and sharing the experiences of long-time tenants residing in different neighborhoods throughout the city of Beirut.

Housing Ain Tine Al Basta Al Chiyah Al Nasra Badawi Beirut Governorate Lebanon Mazraa Medawar Moussaytbeh Ras Beyrouth Roum Tarik El Jdide
 
 
 

Mapping Beirut through its Tenants’ Stories

This project studied the impacts of market-driven developments and policies on housing rights in Beirut and the creation of social and spatial injustices, resulting in the displacement of many low and middle-income families. …

Workshop: Housing Policy in Beirut, Towards Affordable Housing and an Inclusive City

In partnership with the «Social Justice and the City» program at the American University of Beirut, Public Works Studio organized a consultative meeting and workshop titled «Towards Affordable Housing and an Inclusive City» …

Beirut Evictions Monitor Launch

Public Works Studio participated in Beirut Design Week and launched the «Beirut Eviction Monitor». The event was structured into three components: an exhibition, a data gathering workshop, and an interactive presentation. During the …

Seminar at City Debates

Public Works Studio participated in the 2017 City Debates at AUB where we exhibited the findings of our research project, “Mapping Beirut through its Tenants’ Stories,” in the lobby of the Architecture and …

A Chapter on the City in “The Legal Agenda” Magazine

As part of our efforts to promote spatial justice, the right to the city, and urban policies, Public Works Studio published a section in the “Legal Agenda” magazine, aiming to enhance knowledge and …

Exhibition and Discussion: Beirut Evictions Map

Public Works Studio showcased the eviction map at Mansion and organized a seminar on the right to housing, featuring Zaki Taha, an activist in the old tenants movement. The exhibition was captured in …