The Reconstruction Between Urban Planning Policies and Cultures: Beirut-Based Reflections
This text is a translation of : Verdeil, Eric. 2012. « La reconstruction entre politiques et cultures urbanistiques. Réflexions à partir de l’exemple de Beyrouth ». Majalat al-mi‘mar al ‘arabi (Journal of Arab Architecture), # 4-5: 175-89. It was first presented during the conference Waad: The uniqueness of experience. Workshop on the reconstruction of the Southern suburb of Beirut after the Israeli aggression in 2006, 12-13 June 2012. Since this translated version has not been revised by the author, might be sometimes unclear. Please refer to the French version as the reference version.