News: architects and designers including OMA, BIG and WXY have unveiled proposals to revitalise parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut devastated by Hurricane Sandy, and help protect them against future emergencies. More »
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Japanese architect Shigeru Ban developed these timber and earth houses for the rehabilitation of a Sri Lankan fishing village that was swept away during the 2004 tsunami (+ slideshow). More »
The homes of 27,000 Palestinian refugees will be replaced as part of this reconstruction project underway at Nahr el-Bared, 16 kilometres outside of Tripoli, Lebanon (+ slideshow). More »
Dezeenwire: nonprofit design services firm architecture for humanity has launched an appeal to raise money for long-term reconstruction in earthquake-hit Haiti. For updates visit the architecture for humanity website or for updates on Twitter follow @archforhumanity or architecture for humanity CEO Cameron Sinclair @casinclair.