Reconstructing a camp of 27,000 refugees which was 95% destroyed during the 2007 war involved a planning effort with the entire community, followed by a series of eight construction phases. Limited land and the exigency of recreating physical and social fabrics were primary considerations. Established in 1948, the camp followed the extended-family pattern and building typology of the refugees’ villages. In a layout where roads provided light and ventilation, the goal was to increase non-built...
- Year 2011
- Work finished in 2011
- Client United Nations Relief & Works Agency (UNRWA), Beirut, Lebanon
- Status Completed works
- Type Modular/Prefabricated housing