Gallery: Recycled Gecekondu Shelter at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport Teach...

Photo © Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitat
'Gecekondu Landed Overnight' is a series of temporary shelters that are made using recycled materials by members of Youth Art Neukölln, a local nonprofit organization in Berlin. Inspired by Turkish Gecekondu shelters, which are put up quickly and without permission, this small structure appeared at Berlin's abandoned Tempelhof Airport overnight. No one knows how long it will last, but for the moment, it offers great workshops for kids to learn about woodworking, kite-making and even urban planning!

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