Marwa Al-Sabouni is an architect born, raised, and presently living in Syria. Despite the outbreak of the civil war in 2011, Al-Sabouni chose to remain in her home country, a decision which has shaped her philosophy as an architect.

Al-Sabouni explains how architecture can influence whether a society lives in peace or teeters toward conflict.

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