Reconstruction of historic cities after wars and disasters Seminar

On April 26, 2021, a seminar entitled Reconstruction of historic cities after wars and disasters” was held in the CUE presented by Dr. Siba Ibrahim, lecturers in the Architecture Department.

The seminar was attended by CUE’s president, Assist .Prof.Dr.Riadh Francis along with the university’s academic staff and students.

During the seminar, Dr.Siba illustrated the strategies of reconstruction of historical cities after wars and disasters to be followed. He also explained the theoretical concepts of reconstruction and how they deal with a range of international and local experiences in this field.

The study took the city of Mosul as a case study, which is one of the historical cities in Iraq, where it carries a cultural and historical heritage that extends for thousands of years. The city has been almost destroyed, especially in the old city after the war against terrorism. 

The session ended with a few questions and discussions among the attended academics.