Housing Commons vs. State Spatial Policies of Refugee Camps in Athens and Thessaloniki

  title={Housing Commons vs. State Spatial Policies of Refugee Camps in Athens and Thessaloniki},
  author={Charalampos Tsavdaroglou and Konstantinos Lalenis},
Since the European Union’s agreement with Turkey on March 18, 2016, more than 70,000 refugees have been trapped in Greece. Most have been settled in state-run camps on the perimeters of Athens and Thessaloniki. However, these state-run camps do not meet international standards and are located at significant distances from urban centres, within industrial zones where residential use is not permitted. At the same time, a number of self-organized and collective refugee housing projects have been… 

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