How can construction be an instrument of peace? Post-conflict cities share many problems such as spontaneous construction and a lack of strong civil governance, thus even well-intended projects under these conditions risk fixing inequalities permanently or introducing new ones in the built environment. Can architecture, beyond solving a direct need or problem, add to stability and peace? The Good Cause considers cases that suggest how peace can be materialized.

Curator: Saskia van Stein, Nederlands Architectuurinstituut.
Co-organizer: The Nederlands Architectuurinstituut. Rotterdam.

Interview with Gerd Junne, University of Amsterdam

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