Hindupara Integrated Community Center: an Architecture of Integration and Sharing
Hindupara Integrated Community Center: an Architecture of Integration and Sharing

In one of the world's largest refugee camps, in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Rizvi Hassan designs the Hindupara Integrated Community Center, a sharing platform that aims to improve communication between refugees and the host community

The Hindupara community is the minority group among Rohingya refugees now living in the largest refugee camp in the world, sharing resources, land and daily life with host communities in Bangladesh. Living very close to each other, the Hindupara Integrated Community Center is designed by Rizvi Hassan to stimulate integration and sharing between refugees and host

Hindupara Integrated Community Center: an Architecture of Integration and Sharing

Members of the Hindupara community and members of the adjacent host community aim to come forward together to create the center from which they can benefit in terms of psychosocial support, training, case management, and knowledge sharing. They created models and painted their center, involving artisans and site users in the creative process during the construction, while having everyone give their support

Hindupara Integrated Community Center: an Architecture of Integration and Sharing

The local resources in the project have been fully exploited: bamboo, tarpaulins, straw, supported by a steel skeleton, have contributed to create a field with natural characteristics and extremely flexible, an ideal strategy to be used in a humanitarian context

Hindupara Integrated Community Center: an Architecture of Integration and Sharing

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