Baghdad

April 6, 2012, 6am PDT
Julie V. Iovine examines a new exhibition at the Center for Architecture in New York that seeks to capture the spirit of architectural possibility and optimism that defined midcentury Baghdad.
The Wall Street Journal
January 26, 2010, 5am PST
The city of Baghdad is looking to revitalize its Sadr City slum through a $10 billion, 10-year redevelopment plan.
Reuters
November 3, 2009, 10am PST
This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> looks at the role of private gardens and public-facing landscaping in the city of Baghdad.
The New York Times
July 4, 2009, 7am PDT
The population is falling -- the population of U.S. troops stationed in Baghdad, that is.
The New York Times
January 13, 2009, 9am PST
Officials in Baghdad are instituting a new program to sweep beggars off the city's streets -- a number that has risen sharply since the U.S. invasion in 2003.
Agence France Presse
January 11, 2009, 9am PST
The new U.S. Embassy in Baghdad embodies all of the negative connotations of the American presence in Iraq and provides an example of how not to build an embassy, according to Jonathan Glancey.
Guardian
November 24, 2008, 5am PST
For about a month, commuter rail has been rolling in Baghdad. Where once there was danger, now there are commuters.
Los Angeles Times
October 20, 2008, 7am PDT
In the mid-1900s architect Le Corbusier designed a grand sports complex for Baghdad as part of the city's bid for the 1960 Olympics. That bid failed and the project was never built. Now, original drawings and designs are on display.
Building Design
April 24, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Investors are moving forward with plans to build an amusement park in Baghdad, arguing the Iraqi capital is in dire need of entertainment facilities. Many worry that security concerns will disrupt those plans.</p>
The Times