Refugee camps are the "cities of tomorrow", according to one of the world's leading aid experts. Explore more approaches to humanitarian architecture on our new Pinterest board, including Ikea's "unusually sensitive" flat-pack shelters and an earthquake-resistant school in Thailand.
White concrete is popular with architects thanks to its pure, uniform appearance, offering a less brutal alternative to board-marked and raw concrete. It is created by combining materials with lower iron, chromium and manganese levels.
Recent examples of projects with white concrete include Daniel Libeskind's proposal for an art museum in Lithuania, a tiny chapel in rural Austria and three additions to a pair of 18th century French mansions (pictured). See more architecture using white concrete »
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