Our weekly series of news, events and recommendations.
Choose Love: Show support for Afghan refugees, even the smallest actions can make a difference
The charity Choose Love works with people fleeing war, persecution & climate change. They are currently running an urgent fundraiser to support Afghan refugees.
“Our humanity is far more important than our nationality. It’s that simple.
If you’re new to our work, here’s a little about us:
We support over 150 grassroots and community-led refugee organisations around the world - providing rescue, emergency aid, psychological support and the tools people need to rebuild their lives in safety. We’re all about challenging hostility and providing the vital aid and services that all people deserve.”
To find out more about their incredible work, have a look at their website and Instagram and find out how to help.
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Dezeen: how architects and designers can help prevent climate change
Following the release of the latest IPCC climate report, Joe Giddings of Architects Climate Action Network explains how architects and designers can help prevent catastrophic climate change.
Doom-laden headlines and apocalyptic imagery abound as dramatic wildfires in southern Europe follow swiftly on the heels of the clearest and most alarming warning yet from the IPCC about the state of our climate.
All of this is enough to provoke understandable fear and anxiety over the future of our planet, but there is a lot somebody working in the built environment can do to make a difference.
"There is a lot somebody working in the built environment can do to make a difference" (dezeen.com)
Podcast: About Buildings & Cities
About Buildings & Cities is an educational architecture podcast hosted by Luke Jones and George Gingell where they lead and delve into conversations on architectural history, the world of architecture whilst also touching on technology, film and the future.
Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts etc…
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