Mogadishu was one of the most beautiful cities and it can be again | AbdulFatah Adam | TEDxMogadishu

Mogadishu was once the most beautiful city in all of Africa, with Italian and Arab influence. Somali architect AbdulFatah Adam shares his vision of how Somalia can regain its former glory. As Mogadishu emerges from decades of conflict, AbdulFatah says it is important to understand culture when building infrastructure.

AbdulFatah is focused on the rebuilding of Mogadishu, bringing his experience as an architect to the redevelopment of one of the world’s most destroyed cities. As Mogadishu emerges from decades of conflict, AbdulFatah says it is important to understand culture when building infrastructure.

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