Urban Planning in Turkey
Urban Planning in Turkey

Instead of planning new megaprojects, Istanbul’s new administration vows to improve the quality of life and to include its inhabitants in the decision-making process of urban redesign.

Cracks in Beirut’s Foundations
Infrastructure in Lebanon after the Blast

The 4 August explosion rocked the city’s historical neighbourhoods of Mar Mikhael and Gemmayze so severely, it has left experts and inhabitants wondering if their most precious buildings can be saved at all.

Libyans Enjoy Summer Swimming.
Ailing Infrastructure in Libya

With its power infrastructure crumbling and with militias squabbling, Libyans across the country endured lengthy power cuts amid soaring temperatures this summer.

Agacli countryside
The Environmental Cost of Job Creation

With construction underway on Istanbul’s third airport, nearby villagers wonder whether the environmental cost of creating new jobs is too high.