Peace Park

Good article on the “Peace Park” that Yale architects are helping to design in Jordan:

Sharing a tiny peace of land
By MICHAEL GREEN Jerusalem Post 6/12/08

“In addition to the area’s ecological sensitivity, the remnants of historical events and previous rulers of the land also pose a challenge for the designers of the Peace Park. ‘The site doesn’t reveal itself easily, there are fragments of stories standing tantalizingly out there, often unfinished. We need to do justice to the complexity, not simplify it,’ says Alan Plattus, a professor of architecture and planning at Yale.”

Posted by: Tanya

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