20 Nov '11, 5pm

House ’s collaboration cart puts community planning on the street

House ’s collaboration cart puts community planning on the street

Grist is proud to present the Change Gang -- profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we've written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you'll have heard of; most you probably won't. Know someone we should add to the Change Gang? Tell us why. As an architect, Brooklyn resident Dylan House has always preferred hands-on work. Instead of drawing up blueprints and sketching designs, he likes to build things. That may explain why one recent weekend in November he and some of his colleagues at the Hester Street Collaborative spent their Saturday building a cart. But this repurposed bicycle trailer is not just any old cart, says House. It's a tool for facilitating a community-driven collaborative design process. It includes a foldout table and multiple compartments, he says, "where people can pu...

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