Through education, research and demonstration building programs, we are now working in five areas where we see human rights intersecting with the built environment



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Cultural Rights

Working with vulnerable communities to protect and promote their own history and their right to the city.
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Rights of Access

Working with communities to overcome exclusion in access to buildings, to resources, to transportation, and to the city.
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Forced Evictions

Advocacy and design alternatives for the victims of development-induced displacement.
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Environmental Rights

Advocacy and design alternatives which protect traditional and legal land rights in the face of disaster and development.
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Workers' Rights

Providing a safe haven away from the construction site for children of migrant construction workers and improving access to education and health care.