December 5 is a day to celebrate the role volunteers play in advancing the well-being of humanity. According to the UN Volunteers web site,
International Volunteer Day 2016’s theme #GlobalApplause – give
volunteers a hand, recognizes volunteers worldwide and all they do in
making peace and sustainable development a reality.
This collection celebrates 21 projects in which architecture and volunteerism come together to provide disaster relief, improve living conditions for the disadvantaged, or to promote peaceful coexistence between communities.