Low cost floating homes
Design and build low cost floating homes to prevent resettlement and let the urban poor live within their social-econ.environment
Example of low coast floating homes
EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA
We would like to solve two problems:
Preventing people in slums resettle
Preventing people in slums from flooding
The urban poor in slums, starting in the Filipinnes and Bangladesh
HOW DOES YOUR IDEA TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE CONTEXT OF URBAN SLUMS AND CLIMATE CHANGE?
We are working together with local (non-govermental) organisations, local universities and local companies.
The other challenge we are facing is using sustainable materials for building the floating homes. Also we have to design the homes typhoon proof, in a way the people are not being hit by the roofs e.g.
I’ve worked in a sector related to my idea for at least two years
TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF
I have my own company September 2015 and I am working together with five other people on social-economic, ecological, technological and financial aspects of urban development