World Habitat Awards
Find out more about the World Habitat Awards.
Affordable and safe housing for single mothers in Japan
Renovating empty homes to provide housing and support for single mothers facing stigma.
Pakistan Chulahs – The smokeless stoves empowering women and changing lives
Empowering rural women to self-build smokeless stoves to improve health and reduce indoor pollution.
Promoting local building cultures
Improving building techniques and preserving local cultures following natural disasters.
Startblok – Bringing young people and refugees together through housing
Creating affordable tenancies for refugees and Dutch young people through use of empty containers on disused land.
Plastic bottle houses for Sahrawi refugees
An innovative approach to recycling plastic bottles to build homes for Sahrawi refugees.
Crossroads participatory urban art projects
Regenerating the historic centre through community cooperatives working together to dramatically improve their own neighbourhoods.
‘Model Street’ – Making cities together
Supporting the community to make their neighbourhoods brighter, cleaner and safer.
Replacing dirt floors to dramatically improve health and dignity of families.
‘Warm Comfort’ and energy-saving microloans
Introducing micro-finance to improve energy efficiency in homes in remote communities.
Praxis and Commonweal – no recourse to public funds housing
Providing housing and support for vulnerable migrant women and children with no access to Government support.