WHA Home
World Habitat Awards
SEARCH      English | Español | Français

World Habitat Awards

World Habitat Awards 2014-15 winners!

The winners of the 2014-15 World Habitat Awards have been chosen from hundreds of entries from around the world.  This year’s worthy winners are:

Y-Foundation - Finland 

An early adopter of the Housing First model, Y-Foundation has played a leading role in a policy that is on target to end long term homelessness in Finland. 

Liter of Light @ Night – Philippines 

Recycled plastic bottles fitted with an LED bulb and a mini solar panel are fitted into roofs to provide a low cost electric lighting system. The project has lit up over 160,000 homes in the Philippines and has now spread around the world.

Find out more about these inspiring, award-winning housing projects.  

read more >

Learning from informality

"I’m still surprised by the disproportionate attention paid to urban inequality and informality." says Line Algoed

BSHF reflects on aspects of community-led housing

Programme Managers Jenny, Line and Tom spoke at House Party 2015 in Manchester...