News: Brooklyn firm Garrison Architects has unveiled a full-size prototype for post-disaster housing described as "a step forward in the way that cities respond to natural disasters" like hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. More »
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News: Danish studio BIG has been granted $335 million to upgrade Lower Manhattan's storm defences, as one of six winners in the Rebuild by Design initiative to revive parts of the USA struck by Hurricane Sandy (+ slideshow). More »
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.
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