Earthquake in April addresses the loss of significant cultural heritage properties as part of the widespread damage and destruction caused by the Israeli Army in its re-occupation of Palestinian towns that began on March 29, 2002.
Dr. Suad Amiry is a writer and an architect. She is the author of a number of architectural and non-fiction books. Her book “Sharon and my Mother-In-Law” was translated into twenty languages and won her Italy’s prestigious literary award, “Permio Viareggio” (2003). Her book, “Golda Slept Here” was awarded the 2014 “Nonino Prize” in Italy. Her most recent book is “My Damascus.” Amiry is the founder of Riwaq in Ramallah, Palestine. In 2011, she presented “My Work My Hobby” at TEDxRamallah.
Mohannad Hadid is an architect and designer. He worked at Riwaq on architectural and research projects as well as cultural program (2000-2007). Hadid designed several buildings in Ramallah. Since 2007, Hadid has been working as an architect and designer in the United Arab Emirates.