Undermining Impasse: The Role of Architecture in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
https://surface.syr.edu/architecture_theses/99
Author(s):
Ondrich, Laura
Tags:
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; Israel; Palestine; separation; barriers; architecture and politics; Architecture
thesis / dissertation description
"The building strategies in the West Bank, culminating in the construction of the separation barrier, are politically aimed at temporary separation, but their built reality is resulting in a continuing and unbalanced coexistence. This investigation seeks to understand the social implications and hostile perceptions arising from these patterns of government-imposed political architecture with the ambition of responding though critical intervention."