From Refugee Camp to Resilient City: Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Nada Maani

Abstract


This project is about how architecture can transform a refugee camp into a child friendly city designed around existing social networks. The vision is to respond to the refugee crisis with long-term resilient solutions rather than reactionary ones. 

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References


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7480/footprint.10.2.1502

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