Without a nation of their own, the Kurds have been fighting oppression for centuries, all the way to the present day. In fact, Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers are key forces right now in the battle against ISIS. But Kurdish history — a story of persecution, war and resilience — is largely untold. A new museum would help change that.
The construction of Brutalist-style featureless apartments hastened the loss of cohesion in Syrian society, according to Homs architect Marwa al-Sabouni, whose book "The Battle for Home" and accompanying TED talk offer a new vision.
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