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Regenerative Refugee Housing: Creating Temporary Housing With Low Environmental Impact, Erika Guldner Apr 2017

Regenerative Refugee Housing: Creating Temporary Housing With Low Environmental Impact, Erika Guldner

Architecture Thesis Prep

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.


Paradise In Conflict: Let's Make Europe Great Again!, Rui Bao Oct 2016

Paradise In Conflict: Let's Make Europe Great Again!, Rui Bao

Architecture Thesis Prep

What is the role of architecture in a conflict situation? Architecture can act after or during a conflict by providing emergency aid, for example, refugee camps. This kind of emergency remedy measure brings a large amount of displaced people to other countries that may address the issue of displacement and interment of refugees in countries all over the world. Refugees may be discriminated and be treated as second class citizens in those countries. They are restricted in a small area like prisoners rather than legal citizens. In order to call attention to this problem and affect the countries which are ...


Parameters For Permanence: Planning Independent Settlements For Syrian Refugee Reintegration, Katherine Barymow, Jacqueline Morin Oct 2016

Parameters For Permanence: Planning Independent Settlements For Syrian Refugee Reintegration, Katherine Barymow, Jacqueline Morin

Architecture Thesis Prep

Syrians, previously housed in camps, will be returning to Aleppo in the new ISIS-free zone, a utopian oasis for women, children and war veterans. How can architecture recognize this oscillation from the temporary to semi permanent typology?


The Self Sufficient Pod, Brenna Merola Dec 2015

The Self Sufficient Pod, Brenna Merola

Architecture Thesis Prep

This thesis presents a typology of temporary relief housing that will be self sustaining and will better address the procedure and process of housing individuals affected by disasters. The proposed pod will be adaptable in order to fit the needs of different types of environmental conditions, while still encompassing the architectural necessities of light, heat, and energy.


Urban Systems Of The Refugee Camp, Julia Slater Dec 2014

Urban Systems Of The Refugee Camp, Julia Slater

Architecture Thesis Prep

Upon completion of my research I will design a system that allows the

flexibility needed by the people as well as the control the government

and NGO’s are responsible for providing. I will focus on the way playing

with the relevant scale can help to bridge the gap between indi

vidual

and group. Special configuration is a key component in forming

communal spaces. The integration of these spaces on every scale is

fundamental to achieving success. Issues of permanence can be addressed

though alternative building methodologies, and the lessons

learned from indigenous people.


Connecting Identity And Place: Refugee Relocation Facility, Kathryn Walsh Oct 2006

Connecting Identity And Place: Refugee Relocation Facility, Kathryn Walsh

Architecture Thesis Prep

"architecture's place in the global flow of people, identity, and the city can no longer be taken for granted. Architecture must consider the current conditions, the past histories, and future prospects of its relationship to identity and place within the changing city."


Hotel Refugee: Temporary Housing Oasis, Leonardo Perez-Alonso Apr 2006

Hotel Refugee: Temporary Housing Oasis, Leonardo Perez-Alonso

Architecture Thesis Prep

"This thesis aims to generate a "hyper-prototype" that intends to reanimate architecture as a catalyst for social and political invention by exploring its potential to redefine boundaries through its positioning in the urban context."