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Affordable and safe housing for single mothers in Japan

2018 Winner | Japan

Being a single parent is tough wherever you might live, but single mothers in Japan live in a culture that mak…

Pakistan Chulahs: The smokeless stoves empowering women and changing lives

2018 Winner | Pakistan

Food preparation is an essential part of daily life but for women living in impoverished rural Pakistan it is …

Promoting local building cultures in Haiti

2018 Special Mention | Haiti

In January 2010, a devastating earthquake shook the Caribbean nation of Haiti to its core. The disaster and su…

Startblok – Bringing young people and refugees together through housing

2018 Special Mention | Netherlands

The influx of refugees into Europe over recent years has posed many challenges for the countries receiving the…

Plastic bottle houses for Sahrawi refugees

2018 Finalist | Algeria

Like most settlements of their kind, the Sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria were only ever meant to be a tempora…

‘Model Street’ – making cities together

2018 Finalist | Kenya

The Dandora dumpsite is the largest informal landfill site in East Africa, stretching out over 30 acres in the…


2018 Finalist | Rwanda

Around 1.4 billion people worldwide live in homes with dirt floors. This includes three in every four Rwandans…

‘Warm Comfort’ and energy-saving microloans

2018 Finalist | Tajikistan

The autonomous region of Gorno-Badakhshan in Tajikistan is home to some of the world’s highest mountains…

Praxis and Commonweal – no recourse to public funds housing

2018 Finalist | United Kingdom

The world is in the grip of a refugee crisis. Millions of people have fled conflict or persecution in their ho…

Crossroads participatory urban art projects

2018 Finalist | Worldwide

Velokhaya is a special place for the residents of Khayelitsha. The cycling school is a refuge for hundreds of …