Habitat for Humanity addresses Africa’s unique housing challenges at local leadership conference

With some of the fastest growing cities in the world over the next 50 years, Africa will encounter many challenges, including urban planning that encompasses affordable housing solutions for the growing number of urban dwellers, as well as provisions for sufficient clean water, electricity and sanitation. This month, Habitat for Humanity hosted a leadership conference…

How Syrian architects can start to rebuild

Destruction in Homs. Majd Murad, Author provided Residents are trapped in a war zone, struggling to cope with everyday activities. Their daily routines involve checkpoints, security zones and besieged neighbourhoods. They live between ruins and are disoriented within their own homeland. Amid mass destruction, they have lost a sense of belonging in the cities they…