Suad Amiry, "Reclaiming Space: Riwaq’s 50 Village Project in Rural Palestine"


Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Stubbins Room 112, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

In 2005 Riwaq made a significant shift from the conservation of single building to the rehabilitation of entire historic centers.

Both however, kept job creation at the very heart of its work. Such a wide scale provision of jobs and community and cultural centers made cultural heritage a viable economic tool for development and social change.

Suad Amiry is a conservation architect and a writer. She is the founder of RIWAQ: Centre of Architectural Conservation, Ramallah, Palestine. Amiry taught architecture at Jordan and Birzeit University.

Learn more about Suad Amiry, "Reclaiming Space: Riwaq’s 50 Village Project in Rural Palestine."