Forensic Architecture is a research project based at Goldsmiths, University of London. The project has assembled a team of architects, artists, filmmakers, activists, and theorists to undertake research that gathers and presents spatial analysis in legal and political forums.
Our investigations provide evidence for international prosecution teams, political organizations, NGOs, and the United Nations. Additionally, the project undertakes critical examinations of the history and present status of forensic practices in articulating notions of public truth.
Within the context of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), proportionality is a moderating principle that seeks to constrain the use of force. The principle was formally codified in 1977 in Protocol I of the Geneva Conventions. The protocol prohibits “an attack which may be expected to cause incidental loss of civilian life, injury to civilians, damage […]