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Design like you give a damn : architectural responses to humanitarian crisis

Author: Architecture for humanity,
Publisher: New York, NY : Metropolis Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a compendium of innovative projects from around the world that demonstrates the power of design to improve lives. It offers a history of the movement towards socially conscious design and showcases more than eighty solutions to such urgent needs as basic shelter, healthcare, and education, access to clean water, energy and sanitation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Architecture for humanity,
ISBN: 1933045256 9781933045252 9780500342190 0500342199
OCLC Number: 494729445
Description: 1 v. (333 p.) : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Cameron Sinclair – 2. 100 years of humanitarian design / Kate Stohr – 3. Housing – 3.1. Emergency – 3.2. Transitional – 3.3. Permanent – 3.4. Homelessness --
4. Community – 4.1. Gathering spaces – 4.2. Women – 4.3. Health – 4.4. Education – 5. Water, energy, and sanitation – 5.1. Water – 5.2. Energy – 5.3. Sanitation – 6. Politics, policy, and planning.
Responsibility: edited by Architecture for Humanity.

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Showcases about forty projects, including schemes in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iran, with descriptions for each, illustrated by colour photographs and architectural drawings.  Read more...

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