housing, refugee, sustainability, environment, construction, energy
Refugee settlements often have a negative environmental impact; by promoting options for sustainable development from the outset, this can be avoided. A plan for a refugee settlement was made, along with a plan for the individual residential units. To expedite the construction process, units were divided into components. These components could be easily assembled on site. Once the refugee settlement is no longer needed, components can be used for other purposes, such as, affordable housing or the components themselves can be broken down to be either recycled or used for other purposes.
Guldner, Erika, "Regenerative Refugee Housing: Creating Temporary Housing with Low Environmental Impact" (2017). Architecture Thesis Prep. 358.
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