26 Jun '11, 3am

Designing $300 Houses for the World’s Poor

Designing $300 Houses for the World’s Poor

The highest community-ranked project awarded a monetary prize was “300 Possibilities” – a modular housing design that used available materials. Here, a basic block house with sloping roof and modular wood formation was proposed with different features, in different street layouts, with ventilation via courtyards, windows or raised stilts to take advantage of different airflow. Contest organizers said the key to the winning design is its adaptability for the global poor.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/06/25/designing-300-houses-...

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