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Rebel Architecture

Pakistan: A Traditional Future

Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari uses local building techniques to rebuild villages in the flood-stricken Sindh region.

Health

Fire in the Blood

When big pharma blocks essential HIV/AIDS medication to the third world, it is the poor who suffer.

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The War in October

Forty years on, Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.

Rebel Architecture

Rocinha: The pedreiro and the master planner

Informal builder Ricardo de Oliviera struggles with the government's plan for the future of Rio's Rocinha favela.

Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey

The New World

Retracing Marco Polo's journey through the heartland of China - from mighty Beijing to the City of Heaven.

Rebel Architecture

Greening the city

Vo Trong Nghia attempts to return greenery to Vietnam's choking cities and design affordable homes for poor communities.

Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey

Lost Worlds

Marco Polo's travels retraced - from the Pamir Mountains along the Silk Road to Xanadu and the kingdom of women.

Rebel Architecture

The architecture of violence

Eyal Weizman explains architecture's key role in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the evolution of urban warfare.

Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey

Another World

In Marco Polo's footsteps: from Venice to the Holy Land, through the Middle East to the home of the assassins of Alamut.

Special series

Q&A: Notes from the Dark

Filmmaker Michal Przedlacki talks about the issues behind his film and his time in Aleppo.

Rebel Architecture

Kunle Adeyemi: Inspired by developing cities

The Nigerian architect is pioneering sustainable floating buildings in the informal settlement of Makoko in Lagos.

Special series

Gaza Under Fire: One Month On

Since the start of the latest Israeli offensive, Palestinians ponder how they will be able to rebuild their lives.