As Skopje Architecture Week unfolds in the Macedonian capital, Matthieu Floret-Scheide contemplates the city's chaotic urban development and the eclectic architectural landscape it has produced, asking how the public can be better informed to change this in the future.
The destruction and reconstruction of Stari Most was one of the most symbolic aspects of the Bosnian War. Yet while it now stands as a symbol of peace and cohesion, it was not always seen as such.
Another shack fire broke out in Cape Town last month, killing one woman and affecting 1,500 residents. Andrew Fleming reports on the City's response, residents' attitudes, and recent initiatives that may alleviate the problem.
In the first of three articles, Tanya Gallo explores the capitalist redevelopment of downtown Beirut, and how it is threatening to create new segregations between the wealthy and the general public.