South Lebanon Governorate

Public Works Studio hosted a seminar titled “Environmental Genocide in Palestine and Southern Lebanon”

Public Works Studio organized a seminar titled “Environmental Genocide in Palestine and Southern Lebanon,” featuring the participation of the Minister of Environment, Nasser Yassin, Professor of Sociology at AUB, Sari Hanafi, and researcher …

About Ein el-Hilweh Camp

Yesterday in Ein el-Hilweh camp, and today in Gaza, Palestinians lose their land and neighborhoods for different reasons, with occupation and displacement serving as the common thread that binds their struggles. This article …

The Scene from the South:

Abandoned Towns and Bumbling Municipalities

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Examining Displacement Destinations:

New Housing Dynamics in Tyre and Aley

With Israeli aggression on Gaza, continuous attacks were taking place in southern Lebanon, leading to extensive shelling of over 60 towns, causing environmental and societal damage. This resulted in economic, educational, and health …

Map of Israeli Attacks on Lebanon 2023

October 8th 2023 – January 31st 2024 October 8th – December 15th Since the beginning of the Israeli aggression on Gaza, Lebanon has not been spared from Israeli attacks. This map aims to …

Saving AnNaqoura: The last witness of how the Lebanese coast once was

Located in the region liberated from the Israeli occupation, private property lot number 92, had witnessed the illegal bulldozing and destruction of the neighboring marine ecosystem.  The pressure to stop works on Property …

Which Tools for Which Municipalities?

A Workshop Targeting Local Public Affairs' Practitioners

The training workshop aims to enhance understanding of land management practices and strategies for regional development. It targets individuals or groups working in public affairs at the local level or those interested in …

Legitimate Housing or the Right to Dwell?:

Pubilc Housing and their Informal Transformations in Saida and Tripoli

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Discussion in Kaferman’s Public Square

Regions Marginalization Under the Rentier Economy

The national vision for economic development in Lebanon has historically been closely tied to the construction and real estate sector. How has this led to the destruction of livelihoods and the impoverishment and …

Designing 7 Public Libraries in 7 Palestinian Camps

Through the design of 7 libraries within existing buildings in 7 Palestinian camps, we value importance of working on design projects in camps or informal areas. Such spatial interventions highlight the possibilities informality …

Cultural Value, Agricultural Practices, and Housing Modes in Saida’s Wastani

As part of a larger study conducted for the Municipality of Saida for the urban development of the Wastani area through the “damm wo farz” project, Public Works was commissioned to study the …

Towards a Participatory Practice in Organizing the Lebanese Territories: The Zahrani Coast as a Model

In Lebanon, the national vision for economic development has always been closely tied to the construction sector. However, the emphasis on land as a source of profit has resulted in the destruction of …