Cities and Conflict: Exploring Urban Adaptive Reuse


Champs-Élysées - Zaatari Refugee Camp. Image © Baptiste Collard

Champs-Élysées – Zaatari Refugee Camp. Image © Baptiste Collard

COP26, The United Nations Climate Change Conference, is scheduled to be held in Scotland soon, in the last week of October 2021. Against the backdrop of this conference is a heightened global awareness of climate change, as discussions take place on how a sustainable, more equal future can be achieved. The present and future state of architecture is a key component of this conversation, as criticism is levelled at architecture firms that “greenwash” and questions are raised on if the term “sustainability” is increasingly merely being used as today’s buzzword.

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