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Barika farm, Refugee Camp Arbat - Iraq

Country: 

Iraq

Site type: 

Community

Site function: 

Size:

2.32 acres

Elevation: 

1956 ft

Annual Precipitation:

750 mm

Climate:

BSk - Cold semi-arid climate

Biome: 

Deserts and xeric shrublands

Bioregion: 

Zagros Mountain Forests & East Anatolian Steppe Bioregion

Uniteddesignersinternational was honoured to venture on this regenerative journey together with Preemptive Love. An impressive non-profit on the frontlines of conflict zones around the world. Where they respond with relief, food to help families survive, shelter to remake homes, creating jobs and much more.

The Location; A Syrian Refugee Camp in Sulaymaniyah Iraq. Where thousands of families are displaced by ISIS.


Our task; To design a regenerative Modelfarm, demonstrating #foodforest and annual vegetable production specific to the semi-arid climate and Kurdish cultural context. While also producing food, herbs, and oils to create value-added products and establishing a locally grown food market. But also restore, the communities ownership and natural rhythms of enjoying each other and nature, a Community space and a Children’s area.

- UNITED DESIGNERS -

United Designers Int.

UNITED DESIGNERS

INTERNATIONAL

Weruscha Kirkegaard

WERUSCHA KIRKEGAARD

Founder and Head of Project Management

Daniel Halsey

DANIEL HALSEY

Founder and Head of Design & Education

Kelly Bull

KELLY BULL

Designer Horticulturist

Let's talk and build a plan

for the future

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