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The Body @ Gallery One-Palestine

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The Body @ Gallery One-Palestine

The Body @ Gallery One-Palestine By Yousef Khatib Since Prehistory, not only has mankind been attempting to achieve a better understanding of the various components of the universe, but also been creatively seeking different media to demonstrate and communicate found results and outcomes. Experts and scholars to communicate with the public such significant achievements have…

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Living in Urban Palestine

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Living in Urban Palestine

By Yousef Khatib Camillo Sitte believed that there is an art in the planning of cities; so then that would define the “city” an urban landscape, a defining measure of cultural value. Various historical and contemporary critics of urban landscapes, express that architecture and urbanism have always been products of social, cultural, political, economic and…

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A Great Book

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A Great Book_Invisible Cities by Yousef Khatib “In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice. As Gore Vidal wrote ‘Of all tasks, describing the contents of a book is the most difficult and…

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Let’s Kill The Demons Of Geography & Politics

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Let’s Kill The Demons Of Geography & Politics

Let’s Kill The Demons Of Geography & Politics The New World/Map By Yousef Khatib War embeds architecture into the mode of genesis and renders it into metamorphosis.  War is patriarch and architecture is fecund. Urbanism and city are their progeny Warchitecture is their metis. Man is their author and martyr. Earth is their house. Past…

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Thesis1 by y o u s e f

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Thesis1 by  y o u s e f

Acknowledgements I would like to thank my supervisor Professor Mark Dorrian for his support, guidance, and intellectual direction throughout my work, so as Aikaterini Antonopoulou and Tijana Stevanovic who have provided me with exceptionally useful advice on the various stages of my design research. Feedback from various reviewers has been truly invaluable and highly enriched…

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My Imaginary Friend Is American

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My Imaginary Friend Is American

My Imaginary Friend Is American By Yousef Khatib I met my American imaginary friend long time ago in Palestine. We have had mutual interests since childhood: music, movies, food, theatre, cartoon and crayons. Few years later, I started to think that he was just being orientalist so I started hanging out with British imaginary friends….

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