Category Archives: architecture
All that destroys life and innocence is my enemy. All that unmakes, all that reduces into nothingness or annihilates and obliterates, is my foe and my slayer. All that negates existence or smothers the life forces of man and nature, … Continue reading
Bearing witness: The annihilation of Homs, its Old City,its cultural and religious sites, its history, heritage and earth: Introduction
Can life spring out of death, can history be reborn out of its ashes, can heritage be restored? Can a city reduced to debris and melted concrete rise again? Can archaeology exist without archaeology because it has either been looted, … Continue reading
Bearing witness: the destruction of the Old city of Aleppo, the second oldest city in the world, Part three continued
All 4 parts of the documentation of the destruction of Ancient Aleppo will be updated to include more damage to heritage as it occurs. I am going to continue with Part Three of my documentation of the damage inflicted upon the cultural … Continue reading
Bearing witness: Alisar Iram The loss of a great library is like an amputation performed on world knowledge and cognition…Alisar I am going to update this posting then reblog it in view of fresh material I was able to collect on the … Continue reading
Cities of Smoke.