Author(s): C. (Ed) Sinclair
Design Like You Give a Damn is the first book to gather projects conceived and executed by architects and designers under the aegis of Architecture for Humanity, a relief organization dedicated to promoting architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crises. The book showcases about forty projects from the past decade, including schemes in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iran, with detailed descriptions for each, illustrated by stunning colour photographs and architectural drawings.
Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr are co-founders of Architecture for Humanity, a New York-based relief organization dedicated to the belief that innovative, sustainable and collaborative design can make a real difference to communities in need.
Introduction; 1. Emergency Shelter; 2. Transitional Housing; 3. Sheltering the Homeless; 4. Permanent Housing; 5. Community Spaces.