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Marwa al-Sabouni, author of 'The Battle for Home', James Brooks, Gil Penalosa and Andrew Wallis discuss our rapidly changing cities.
Charles Saumarez Smith is a cultural historian and Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, previously Director of the National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery.
Hear how this 35 year–old Syrian architect and mother of two, despite the destruction of large parts of her city, remained in Homs with her husband and children throughout the war.
Charles Saumarez Smith, who has lived in East London since the early 1980s, invites you to join him on his explorations, which are both historical and geographical, describing the unique character of spaces and places new and old.