Rebel Architecture (2014)

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A six-part documentary series from Al Jazeera profiling architects who are using design as a form of activism and resistance to tackle the world's urban, environmental and social crises. The series follows architects from Vietnam, Nigeria, Spain, Pakistan, Israel/Occupied West Bank and Brazil who believe architecture can do more than iconic towers and luxury flats - turning away from elite "starchitecture" to design for the majority.  Part 1 - Guerrilla architect Santiago Cirugeda is a subversive architect from Seville who has dedicated his career to reclaiming urban spaces for the public. Part 2 - A traditional future Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari uses local building techniques to rebuild villages in the flood-stricken Sindh region. Part 3 - The architecture of violence Eyal... read more
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Rebel Architecture (2014)