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Defend the Right to Housing, Join the “Housing Monitor” Team

Hotliners' Workshop and Training

The upcoming workshop on Friday, March 17 in Tripoli will have a specific focus on the legal and policy frameworks safeguarding the right to housing. The Right to Housing Committee, which was recently …

How to Defend Our Right to Housing?

A Workshop and Training to Join the “Housing Monitor” Team

The aim of this workshop is to reframe the concept of the «right to housing» by linking it to the concept of the right to the city, property relations, and access to resources. …

Urban Struggles in the Arab Region

Exchanging Experiences and Methodologies

Public Works Studio, in collaboration with Professor Heba Bou Akar from Columbia University, organized a series of online seminars focusing on experiences, frameworks, and methodologies for addressing the challenges of urban realities in …

Urban Struggles in the Arab Region (Videos)

Exchanging Experiences and Methodologies

Public Works Studio, in collaboration with Professor Heba Bou Akar from Columbia University, organized a series of online seminars focusing on experiences, frameworks, and methodologies for addressing the challenges of urban realities in …

Ras Beirut: Housing Narratives in the City

Over the past 150 years Ras Beirut has changed from an agricultural community to a dense urban neighborhood, particularly distinguished for its social, economic and cultural diversity. This diversity is however increasingly threatened …

Housing Narratives in Ras Beirut

Over the past 150 years Ras Beirut has changed from an agricultural community to a dense urban neighborhood, particularly distinguished for its social, economic and cultural diversity. This diversity is however increasingly threatened …

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» …

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. …

Mapping Bachoura: Narratives of Residents and Evictions

There are some national statistics on the number of families living in Beirut under the rent control law, the last one was conducted in 2004 and it indicated that Bachoura area contains the …

Bachoura: A Case Study of a Neighborhood at Risk

There have been some national surveys on the number of families that live in Beirut under rent control, the last of which was conducted in 2004, showing that Bachoura has the highest percentage …