… give a damn ..

.. is the suggestion of a this year’s publication entitled: Design Like You Give a Damn. It has been edited by architecture for humanity and shows a collection of innovative projects from around the world that demonstrate the power of design to improve lives:

The greatest humanitarian challenge we face today is that of providing shelter. Currently one in seven people lives in a slum or refugee camp, and more than three billion people—nearly half the world’s population—do not have access to clean water or adequate sanitation. The physical design of our homes, neighborhoods, and communities shapes every aspect of our lives. Yet too often architects are desperately needed in the places where they can least be afforded. (pdf)
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