Design Like You Give a Damn [2], Edited by Architecture for Humanity

 

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Described as "a handbook for anyone engaged in... a more sustainable future", the 71 projects described here are wide-ranging, imaginative and startling.

In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a team of students tackled a sliver measuring 1.5m by 30m occupied by a tea-seller – and shared as a dwelling for a family.

Other stylish low-cost initiatives range from wooden homes built in a flood-stricken ward of New Orleans to a memorial for heroin victims in Melbourne, composed of spray-painted quotes on the pavement.

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