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Marwa al-Sabouni


Marwa al-Sabouni

Marwa al-Sabouni has a Ph.D. in Islamic architecture and runs a private architectural studio in Homs, Syria. She has published several articles in periodicals such as the RIBA Journal, Architectural Review, Wall Street International, CityCity Magazine and Architects + Artisans. She is also co-owner of the award winning, the first and only media site dedicated to architectural news in Arabic. Since writing THE BATTLE FOR HOME, she has been featured on BBC, NPR and in The New York Times, and her TED Talk has garnered more than 850,000 views.

Books by Marwa al-Sabouni

by Marwa al-Sabouni - Cultural Studies, Current Affairs, Memoir, Nonfiction

The “absolutely compelling...perspective on the ongoing conflict in Syria” (Library Journal) written by a young architect in war-torn Homs who shares her personal experience, how the built environment helped set the stage for civil war, and how architecture might play a role in reversing the damage.