Months have passed since the so-called liberation of Mosul by the u.$.-led coalition in Iraq, and the city has yet to recover. Very little construction has taken place, as most buildings remain in ruin, hardly the sight one normally associates with a city rejoicing for its freedom. The Iraqi army, with the full support of […]

In the First World especially, the vision of housing in the future has increasingly tended toward the small, “minimalist” and often recycled homes that we see advertised in science and innovation magazines. So-called pod homes, shipping container houses, modular flats and even recycled water pipes have become not only a vision of life in the […]

The death toll in the Gaza Strip has now reached 1,170 many of which were not even “combatants” (the supposed targets of the operation which began on July 7th) but rather innocent Palestinians simply murdered in their own homes. Israel has reported 56 of its own dead including 53 soldiers and 3 civilians. Operation Protective […]