From Camp to City: Refugee Camps of the Western Sahara

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From Camp to City examines the theme of the refugee camp in the context of urbanism and architecture. Using the examples of the refugee camps in the Algerian desert in which Sahrawis originally from the Western Sahara have been living for 35 years, the book looks at the "urban" aspects of these settlements. In contrast to the standard way of seeing refugee camps as scenes of human misery and despair, the examination concentrates on how people live and dwell in refugee camps, on how they work, move around, and enjoy ...

From Camp to City: Refugee Camps of the Western Sahara 2012, Lars Muller Publishers, Baden

ISBN-13: 9783037782910

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