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Category: Humanitarian Architecture

5 Reasons You Should Dive Into Humanitarian Architecture

The Angry Architect has written a great article and given 5 great reasons to get involved in humanitarian architecture: Community…

Microfinance to Build Better Homes // Good or Bad?

On first glance this may seem like a perfect solution, but in reality what are the complications & new problems…

Building Material Spotlight: Tyres

Tires can be recycled and used as a building material.  Although still not commonly seen or recognised, would definitely love…

Building Without Electricity in Tanzania

  Came across this article on volunteering to build in Tanzania.  It highlighted the fact that no electricity is required on the…

Blue Sky Build Mongolia 2012

Was reading through the latest Happy New Year newsletter from the Global Village Team (in association with Habitat for Humanity),…

Mentoring Future Humanitarian Architects

WHAT ROLE DOES MENTORING AND MENTORS PLAY IN YOUR LIFE AND WORK? “Mentoring is highly important – we have a…

Christmas Wishlist

Ah it’s almost the best time of the year again – Christmas!  Only 73 days to go, and hearing Christmas…

Your Next Home: constructed from earth

Concept The concept of Eco-Domes originated from Iranian-American architect Nader Kahlili. These dome homes are simple and versatile buildings that…

New Book :: Beyond Shelter

  Beyond Shelter features 25 generously illustrated reports from all over the world. Written by the founders of some of…

72 Hour Urban Action

  This cool little project called 72 Hour Urban Action was held at the 2010 Bat-Yam International Biennale of Landscape Urbanism…

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