Les matériaux de l’urbanisme sont le soleil, les arbres, le ciel, l’acier, le ciment, dans cet ordre hiérarchique et indissolublement.
The reality of today’s life in Morocco looks very far from the one suggested by the oriental clichés the country is often described with. After all, Morocco is an emerging country challenged by its embrace of modernity set against not wanting to lose hold of its traditions and heritage.
And it is a country characterized by rapid urbanization, with everything that goes with it: for some surely the opportunities and amenities of modern life, but for many people also the traffic, costs, pollution and dangers typical of big urban agglomerations.
As the series “Maroc Habitat” shows, urbanization has irreversibly changed the appearance of the Moroccan landscape, with humans being protagonists and bystanders at the same time.