Monday, 20 June 2016

One Building Bears The Scars of Every Afghan War

Should Kabul preserve or rebuild a painful reminder of decades of war?

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Darul Aman Palace is a magnificent structure, even its current decrepit state. It sits on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, one of the world’s fastest-growing cities. The neoclassical building is surrounded by unkempt Venetian-style gardens and there are several large holes in the walls, created over the years as more than 100 delicately cast windows were blown out.

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