Architecture of Peace

Active Agencies

Stroom: See you in the Hague

See You in The Hague is a multifaceted narrative about the ambitions and reality of The Hague as International City of Peace and Justice.

DAAR Decolonizing Architecture

DAAR (Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency) is an architectural studio and art residency programme based in Beit Sahour, Palestine. DAAR's work combines conceptual speculations and pragmatic spatial interventions, discourse and collective learning. DAAR explores possibilities for the reuse, subversion and profanation of actual structures of domination: from evacuated military bases to the transformation of refugee camps, from uncompleted governmental structures to the remains of destroyed villages.

FAST Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory

At the start of the Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory, the founders decided to address the role of architecture in times of conflict. Presently, FAST works in collaboration with various experts in the field of anthropology, economy, international law, landscape, architecture and urban design, as well as UN agencies, NGOs, the Dutch Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense.

Het Nieuwe Instituut: Drones and Honey Combs

Drones and Honeycombs is a long-term research project. It investigates the impact of the contemporary war and the global security apparatus on our physical environments and on our cities. In the past decades, and increasingly after 9/11, the frontline of war moved to the city. What does it means for the city, for architecture and for our roles as designers?