A brighter future for low-income families
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WHAT: Design-build camp for learning-by-doing on African architecture
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In The Making at the Design Museum
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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain, V&A Museum
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Trio of flood-resistant houses costing less than $2,000 constructed in Cambodia
Back in October 2012, WAN advertised a design competition for sustainable housing in Cambodia. Organised by Building Trust International with Habitat for Humanity Cambodia, Karuna Cambodia and the Cambodian Society of Architects, the competition challenged entrants to pitch ideas for a simple, cost-effective and flood-resistant residential project costing no more than $2,000.
Three winners were selected in March 2013 and we are delighted to announce that this trio of successful designs has now been seen through to realisation. The Wet + Dry House by Mary Ann Jackson, Ralph Green, Muhammad Kamil and Nick Shearman, the Courtyard House by Jess Lumley and Alexander Koller, and the Open Embrace by Keith Greenwald and Lisa Ekle are now occupied by new homeowners in Cambodia.
David Cole, Founding Partner and Director of Building Trust International said: “The most heartwarming part of t