The Arab city: social and cultural aspects of public spaces in the MENA region Prepared and presented By FRANCESCO POLESELLO – Architect & Urban Designer, Associate Professor.
Transforming City and Public Spaces through Placemaking by RONY JALKH – Founder of PlacemakingMena & placemaking expert
Creative placemaking and Placemaking role in Local economic development. Public art initiates people to act, react, interact and reflect on daily hassles and concerns. Can art contribute to improve the world?Can it help change mentalities? Rania Halawi – Curator & Art Manager is asking these questions through “Placing Art pieces in Public spaces” projects in Lebanon. With Billy Aboujaoude problemetizing the role of Architect in planning on bringing people together through installation art experiences, created at neglected attractions or left remote spaces in Lebanon through RIHAB is and ART TOURISM PROJECT
“The story of Kawkaba” by Karina Zouein Interior Designer, Landscape Architect,
Placemaking and Rebuilding Collective Identity, Think global act local by Reem Bou Hamdan, a Lebanese architect, Placemaking Activist and prominent community designer.
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