UNHCR site architects use technology to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are flooding into a settlement near Cox's Bazaar in record numbers. See how technology is helping site planning and more.

Autodesk Video

September 12, 2018

 

As Rohingya refugees flood into Bangladesh, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) works tirelessly to provide safe shelter, quickly. In this video, meet site architect Phoebe Goodwin and learn how she uses technology to make the most of the land provided for the settlement. From navigating dramatic land undulations to considering migration patterns of endangered elephants, the challenges of Goodwin’s job are varied, and she explains how she is able to tackle them all through software.

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