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Syrian Refugee Camp Becoming Impromptu City

Syrian Refugee Camp Becoming Impromptu City
Syrian Refugee Camp Becoming Impromptu City, Aerial View of Zaatari Refugee Camp. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia
Aerial View of Zaatari Refugee Camp. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia

As the Syrian civil war continues to rage, more and more Syrian citizens are emigrating across the border to refugee camps in Jordan. While these camps were intended to be temporary, the sheer number of people they support and the uncertainty of when the Syrian crisis will end has leant them a sense of permanence. This article from the New York Times takes a look at how Syrian refugees are prompting urban development and what this means for the future of refugee camp design.

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Cite: Connor Walker. "Syrian Refugee Camp Becoming Impromptu City" 27 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/531299/syrian-refugee-camp-becoming-impromptu-city/> ISSN 0719-8884
Aerial View of Zaatari Refugee Camp. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia

叙利亚难民营变成自发的城市