PEDAGOGY: Dictaphone Group

Abir Saksouk-Sasso

Beirut, Lebanon

Abir Saksouk-Sasso talks to the "Sea & Society" class at American University of Beirut about her work with Dictaphone Beirut and her approach to research and knowledge production.  The following lecture was filmed by Jacob Borden, a student at the American University of Beirut.


Abir is an architect and urbanist. She has been involved in several research projects in Lebanon, including the history of informal suburbs, the social production of shared spaces in the city, and more recently housing rights in Beirut. She is interested in exploring how community engagement could be employed in planning and actively shaping the future of cities. She is also co-founder of Public Works Studio (2012).

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