Design Like You Give a Damn


Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises, is a compendium of innovative projects from around the world that demonstrate the power of design to improve lives. The first book to bring the best of humanitarian architecture and design to the printed page, Design Like You Give a Damn offers a history of the movement toward socially conscious design and showcases more than 80 contemporary solutions to such urgent needs as basic shelter, health care, education, and access to clean water, energy, and sanitation. Among these projects you will find several built of some of the many earth construction techniques.