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Special edition

Date added: 02/19/2017
Filesize: 2.07 MB

In newsletter Special edition you can read about:

NL highlights aspects of U.S. recent presidential renewal. Mikhail Gorbachev talks about the risk of war due to Trump’s optimistic views on nuclear armamentism in opposition to climate change. German Chancellor urges definitions on immigrants from Trump. Swedish Prime Minister answers Trump’s all-man cabinet with a picture. ADPSR requests an answer on Professional Ethics from the American Institute of Architects; our UN representative, Paul Broches, helps us understand the kind of actions our professions should take in order to stop the new administration wrong doings. Even more material with a number of links to update you on these special circumstances.

Newsletter Special Issue in memoriam Sven Thiberg

Date added: 04/18/2015
Filesize: 1.3 MB

18th April 2015.

Thirty days ago ARC•PEACE founder and mentor left this world.

At the Urgent Emergency Assembly held online on Saturday 21 March, three days after Sven death, Board members decided to pay him this well deserved homage. On this NL special issue you can get to know more about this man of good will, enlightened understanding and exemplar leadership.

Through the contribution of a number of colleague members you will see the positive influence of Sven Thiberg on many individuals, while getting an extra understanding of ARC•PEACE vision, mission and practices. Please comment on this tribute; and if you wish, send us some personal stories to broaden our knowledge about this unforgettable friend.

Newsletter 45

Date added: 06/25/2015
Filesize: 2.01 MB

In newsletter no 45 you can read about:

On this issue you will find a special tribute to the Nepalese people and those individual and organization volunteers who are working on site after the severe cataclysms. An introductory article about the Latin American – Asian programme to help poor settlers become land owners, another one from Denmark explains the way Copenhagen is leading the urban zero-carbon world race. A young colleague from Spain warns us about industry planned obsolescence and its effects on industrial design. A Swedish lawyer who advocates official protection on inventors reveals the fundaments of his City of the Future project; while a Canadian architect and defender of human rights in Asian countries starts a series on changes needed in Architectural Education. Finally there is an invitation to participate in Mallorca, Balearic Islands, in an international event on the city challenges and the role of citizens, as separately advertised.

Newsletter 44

Date added: 03/17/2015
Filesize: 1.73 MB

In newsletter no 44 you can read about:

On this issue, ARC•PEACE newest chapter is alive and kicking; this is what Leila Ayoub reports from Tunis. Hannah Campos is a Brazilian architectural student who shares her vocational concerns. Brave fighter Tony Watkins calls our attention on Raphael Sperry’s issue on AIA Ethics (or lack of it). Marilú Sánchez briefs us on a colorful though frustrating Climate Change Summit held in Lima. Bolivian researcher Jaime Alzérreca Pérez introduces an urban case-study from Cochabamba; a Swedish lady minister shows how to work on Gender Issues; and more...

Newsletter 43

Date added: 12/13/2014
Filesize: 964.57 kB

In newsletter no 43 you can read about:

ARCPEACE veteran members recalling the Berlin Wall fall; Alice Slater giving clues on the dangers of Nuclear power and Nuclear weapons; Luz María Sánchez Hurtado reporting on GLTN international meeting in Ethiopia; the exclusive interview given by Chilean architect Joan Mac Donald Maier to our Newsletter co-editor Oscar Margenet Nadal on the forgotten social nature of Architecture; a practical way to contribute with the 'Book on Planning under Different Political Systems' soon to be released; Friends of the Earth contesting the World Climate Panel conclusions; and more ....

Newsletter 42

Date added: 09/30/2014
Filesize: 1001.32 kB

In newsletter no 42 you can read about:

The new ARC•PEACE book on “Architecture and Planning under Different Political Systems”. The "Global Bamboo Summit", Vietnam, by Ingemar Saevfors. "Brave Women at Work", Perú by Luz María Sánchez. UIA’s double standards Durban, SOUTH AFRICA By Oscar Margenet Nadal Ethics in Architecture, USA By Paul Broches and more...

Newsletter 41

Date added: 06/11/2014
Filesize: 1.45 MB

Vienna: new Mission statement, revised Charter, new Board

In newsletter no 41 you can read about the results of the GA meeting in Vienna, get a presentation of new Board members, a short report from the World Urban Forum in Medellin, and read about the ARC-PEACE support for the efforts to have the Israeli architect association expelled from UIA.

Newsletter 40

Date added: 04/10/2014
Filesize: 1.26 MB

Why ARC-PEACE? Sven Thiberg’s expectations on the Vienna meeting

In newsletter no 40 you can read about the Vienna meeting and two new articles on q2architecture and planning under neo-liberalism. There are also notes on the RIBA decision to ask UIA to expel the Israeli architect's association from its ranks because of its complicity in Israel's occupation of Palestine, about our participation inf WUF and new facts on the global arms race.

Newsletter 39

Date added: 12/09/2013
Filesize: 1.29 MB

Mini-Sudan – a project for multiculturalism

In newsletter no 39 you can read about the Mini-Sudan multicultural project, about the work of ADPSR for resilience and justice in USA, about housing for the poor in Japan and many smaller news items. You can also read the first article (by Dr Lina Suleiman) in a planned series of papers on planning under neoliberal market economy

Newsletter 38

Date added: 10/08/2013
Filesize: 1.24 MB

ARC-PEACE and the new world order

In newsletter no 38 you may read an analysis of the new world order by veteran ARC-PEACE member Sven Thiberg, an inspiring article by Franziska Amacher on how ADPSR works to make US cities greener, a report about the use of land titling and regularization of slums in Peru and India, a Japanese view on the importance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, about our new member in Mexico and small notices on member activities.

Newsletter 37

Date added: 06/07/2013
Filesize: 1.16 MB

Human rights and the design profession

Newsletter 36

Date added: 03/06/2013
Filesize: 1.26 MB
Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Human Rights Some comments to the way we use concepts

Newsletter 35

Date added: 12/05/2012
Filesize: 807.47 kB
ARC•PEACE Mission - the International Image and the Challenging Road to Work with the Poor

Newsletter 34

Date added: 08/04/2012
Filesize: 3.18 MB
Editorial:Time for concrete actions!

Newsletter 33

Date added: 04/03/2012
Filesize: 1.17 MB
Forward from Copenhagen

Newsletter 32

Date added: 12/02/2011
Filesize: 894.12 kB
Work with the poor to promote social responsibility!

Newsletter 31

Date added: 09/01/2011
Filesize: 828.91 kB
ARC?PEACE activities expand

Newsletter 30

Date added: 04/30/2011
Filesize: 946.89 kB
Is there a possible alternative future?

Newsletter 29

Date added: 12/29/2010
Filesize: 1.01 MB
Human rights for the poor – do we care?

Newsletter 28

Date added: 06/28/2010
Filesize: 1.22 MB

Stockholm meeting was a success