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Succeeding in the Sahel

by Geoffrey Payne

One of the greatest rewards of working on housing issues in rapidly urbanising countries is the opportunity to…

5 minutes with Andrea Krstovic

by Andrea Krstovic

Andrea Krstovic, Chief Executive Officer at  ‘More than Housing’ in Switzerland (World Habitat Awards wi…

Here’s 7 World Habitat Award winners and finalists working in harmony with wildlife

by Kathryn Sutter

Our World Habitat Award finalists throughout the years have spanned hundreds of countries and showcase various…

Stonewall Housing: Opening eyes and saving lives

by Jennifer Line

Who are Stonewall Housing and why is what they do important? Each year at BSHF, the World Habitat Awards bring…

What inspires us at BSHF? Celebrating finalists of our World Habitat Awards 2016-17

by Kathryn Sutter

As the 2016-17 World Habitat Awards cycle comes to an end we look forward to announcing our two winners in the…

Self-help housing is about more than just building homes

by Kallan Lyons

115,000. This number is the record rate which unemployment fell in the UK in 2014. It’s the amount in tonnes o…

Because the land is ours

by Carmen Febres Alméstica

At Habitat 3 in October 2016, World Habitat Awards winner 2015-16 Caño Martín Peña Community Land Trust receiv…

The gift of receiving – and a campaign changed me

by Lyndall Stein

I live in central London and have done for decades – right by its beating heart the great flowing Thames…

Community-led housing and young people: solutions to youth homelessness

by Kathryn Sutter

In today’s world it often seems that homelessness is a never ending issue. Youth homelessness in particular se…

Throwing pebbles in the global pond – how the work of the World Habitat Awards continues to create positive ripples

by Louise Winterburn

Each year BSHF puts out a call for entries to the World Habitat Awards. Organisations tackling some of the mos…