A cost-effective architectural hub for socio-economic stimulation, health improvement and support using customized 20ft and 40ft ISO shipping containers .
Empty ISO containers can provide a flexible method of architecture as a modular/prefab stru
The micro-grid infrastructures designed to develop a ‘micro power economy’ which provides incentives for local community entrepreneurs, and micro-enterprises which are sustainable whilst being owned, operated, supported and managed at a local level.
The Richard Seymore example is so valid. I've heard of many expensive NGO/donor/private projects in poor communities where there was a lack of community ownership and engagement....followed by a quick and quiet flop.
On a side-line...James talks about the locals 're-appropriating' materials from Richard Seymore's shelter and customising...this is an excellent thread to explore for this challenge. I like the idea of giving the end-user room for....cultural adaptability.