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Professor Saliba's surviving legacy at AUB Libraries

The University Libraries keep and safeguard the legacy of the late Robert Saliba, an AUB Professor in the Department of Architecture and Design, and a well-accomplished urbanist. Professor Saliba's research focused on Beirut's historic evolution and postwar reconstruction. Among his publications are four monographs: Urban Design in the Arab World: Reconceptualizing Boundaries (Ashgate, 2015); Beyrouth Architectures: Aux Sources de la Modernité (Parenthèses, 2009); Beirut City Center Recovery: the Foch-Allenby and Etoile Conservation Area (Steidl, 2004); and Beirut 1920-1940: Domestic Architecture between Tradition and Modernity (Order of Engineers and Architects, 1998). Find these publications and more here.  

Read more in L'Orient le Jour, Scholar and urbanist Robert Saliba passes away aged 72

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