Can architecture heal the wounds of war — Physically as well as mentally? And how can temporary housing for refugees shelter not only the bodies, but also the souls, memories and precious mementos? How can clearing up the rubble create and recreate the social structures of a war-torn society? With this pensive exhibition Ukraine House displays a thoughtful glimpse into Ukrainian response to the brutal effects of a terrifying Russian aggression.
In connection with the Spaces of Dignity exhibition opening, Ukraine House invites architects, scholars, and activists to join the discussion on the healing and nurturing qualities of architecture. Debate: Shelter the Body, Nurture the Soul