Building Hope

Communal housing projects promote charitable causes through interaction

Implications - With charitable causes often seeming overwhelming to participate in for the average individual, efforts to make involvement more communal and interactive help encourage action. Projects that emphasize building and community involvement provide ordinary individuals with the chance to get involved in a more physically active manner, utilizing cooperative efforts to entice people on a more approachable scale.
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Community-Building Balloon Art - Luzinterruptus' Water Installation Celebrates Communal Spaces
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V. Hot 46,145 Clicks Pub: Jun 12, 13
Community-Building Balloon Art
Luzinterruptus' Water Installation Celebrates Communal Spaces
The ‘Rain Interactive’ water installation by ‘Luzinterruptus’ was set up to commemorate a public space that was once a swimming pool. The installation is made up of 800 extra... [More]
Charitable Housing Designs - Casa Uno by Hans Mayr Helps Homeless Mexican Families Find Shelter
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V. Hot 11,360 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 14
Charitable Housing Designs
Casa Uno by Hans Mayr Helps Homeless Mexican Families Find Shelter
Designed by Hans Mayr, ‘Casa Uno’ provides shelter for homeless families in rural Mexico. The brightly colored abode came first in a competition put on by Casa Linda intended to address... [More]
Literary House Giveaways - Write a House is a Non-Profit Project Encouraging Creativity in Detroit
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Hot 3,960 Clicks Pub: Feb 12, 14
Literary House Giveaways
Write a House is a Non-Profit Project Encouraging Creativity in Detroit
Write a House is a non-profit initiative that is taking over abandoned homes across the city of Detroit to offer them to writers. Although this could be construed as a sort of bribe for creative... [More]
Efficient House Design Challenges - adAPT NYC Competition Aims to Find Small Housing Model
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Mild 2,464 Clicks Pub: Jul 11, 12
Efficient House Design Challenges
adAPT NYC Competition Aims to Find Small Housing Model
In New York City, there are 1.8 million households comprising of one and two persons, but there are only 1 million studio and one-bedroom apartments available, which has led Mayor Michael Bloomberg... [More]
Visionary Floating Schools - Kunle Adeyemi is Building Floating School in a Water-Logged Slum
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Untested 2,166 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 13
Visionary Floating Schools
Kunle Adeyemi is Building Floating School in a Water-Logged Slum
An innovative architect Kunle Adeyemi is currently nearing the end of his floating school project in the African slum called Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria. The infrastructure in the water-logged slum... [More]
Straw-Built Community Homes - The LILAC Community Homes are Made Entirely from Straw
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Untested 386 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 13
Straw-Built Community Homes
The LILAC Community Homes are Made Entirely from Straw
The LILAC housing initiative in Leeds, England brings affordable and environmentally friendly homes to those in need. The LILAC housing community proves those in need with well-built and... [More]
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