Extreme Urbanism: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Afghanistan

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By The Mittal Institute, Harvard University, The Mittal Institute, and Harvard University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Afghanistan was omnipresent in global news for the past two decades for all of the wrong reasons. In this podcast, the panelists explore modern and contemporary architecture and urbanism in Afghanistan to provide an updated, informed view of the country. Discussants: Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design Ajmal Maiwandi, Director, Aga Khan Trust for Culture Anne Feenstra, Founder and Principal, Sustainable Mountain Architecture, Kathmandu; Former Dean of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad Koukaba Mojadidi, Architect and Founder, Wingspan Architects Ramin Sadiq, Head of Urban Planning and Design Department, Kabul University

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