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Award-winning housing projects to receive trophy at UN-Habitat Governing Council

On Monday 8 May the two 2016-17 World Habitat Awards winning projects will receive their trophy at the twenty-…

Citymaking: voices from the LGBTQ+ community

On March 25th the event Citymaking: voices from the LGBTQ+ community took place as part of the The Inclusive C…

Updates from our award winners and finalists

Recently we’ve been asking our World Habitat Awards winners and finalists how they have progressed since enter…

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Nairobi – a city of contrasts

In honour of World Africa Day I’m looking back on my recent trip to Nairobi, Kenya, my first experience of sub…

Youth led World Habitat Awards projects –from housing victims to housing providers

In the UK we are often set on the idea that young people cannot escape their own housing crises let alone aid …

What makes a home?

BSHF visited Habitat III, the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Ecuador in October…

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People led solutions to global housing problems win World Habitat Awards

The world’s leading housing awards have chosen two housing projects that have the answers to issues affecting …

New European towns and cities sign up to end street homelessness

The European End Street Homelessness Campaign is a movement of cities that are working together to permanently…

World Habitat Awards 2016-17 finalists announced!

From across the globe 12 solutions to some of the most pressing housing problems – post-disaster housing…