One of the world’s largest refugee camps is getting a groundbreaking new arts center
In the arid land outside the Ugandan town of Yumbe, where almost 200,000 refugees have settled in a community known as Bidi Bidi, architects are building the first performance and arts space of its kind. Hassell’s light-filled amphitheater will offer almost 200,000 people displaced by South Sudan’s civil war a chance to rebuild their communities through dance and performance. Read the article in Head Topics.
Bidi Bidi Refugee Music & Arts Centre revealed at London Design Biennale
A powerful example of humanitarian architecture, Bidi Bidi Music & Arts Centre in northern Uganda’s Bidi Bidi refugee settlement — developed by to.org, designed by Hassell, in partnership with Arup — debuted at London Design Biennale. Take a look around…
How international competitions are supercharging architecture
A demand for architectural competitions brings opportunities worldwide for designers to reimagine better, more resilient, regenerative and inclusive ways of living. Our Competition Hub, now celebrating its first anniversary, is one way we’re amplifying our ability to draw on award-winning architects across our global studios to imagine a richer future.
An amazing collection of experts in space travel, Mars and living in extreme habitats at the Mars symposium at @hassell_studio. Lots to take on board…