Maarten:"Concepts, concepts and concepts. That is what the students have been working on!All with their own specific strategy related to the safe-haven of Mezzeh in Damascus."
"Some themes we touch upon: Public life goes on, the mutual trust between segregated neighbors and quality of life for military men. How different economies benefit of each other, densification can improve new and existing housing types and no mans land can be re-qualified after conflict. Why food functions as a weapon and climate and culture asks for a bottom-up housing strategy.".
"Today they will present the central motto of their concept and what, why and how related to the design strategy. We will translate that into a blog-post explaining the eight strategies in more detail".