“In a just world this book would not be written…”, Architecture and Human Rights urges architects and city developers to take a more socially responsible positions in the making of cities by calling for a new approach to urbanization and design. more
In order to face the challenges of a future where cities and populations are phenomenally expanding, the need to invest in equal opportunities for decent living conditions has never been more pressing. This book includes critical conversations with people whose lives are dramatically influenced by inequitable urbanization and whose visions about a better living place should matter no less than that of the logic of the market.
Along with analytical texts, photos and an overall beautiful design, the book also includes citizen conversations from Addis Ababa, Durban and Dakota.