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

Nada Maani


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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Mercy Corps, ‘Quick Facts: What you need to know about the Syria crisis’, 13 August 2013, modified 13 October 2016,

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UNHCR, ‘Protracted Refugee Situations’, Executive Committee of High Commisioner’s Programme, Standing Committee, 30th Meeting, UN Doc.EC/54/SC/ CRP.14, 10 June 2004, p. 2.


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