Prefab Altruism

Philanthropic construction adopts an accessible approach

Implications - As consumer demand for corporate social good increases with the rise of Millennial and Gen Z power, construction companies are leveraging their ingenuity to create much needed refuge in developing countries. Architectural projects in these zones demonstrate creativity and adaptability from companies that challenge themselves to build fast, safe and low-cost buildings that, in turn, go a long way towards bringing awareness as well as relief to communities globally.
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Austere Hutong Homes - People's Architecture Office Built a Stark Home in a Beijing Hutong
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This Year and Hot 4,840 Clicks Pub: Dec 9, 16
Austere Hutong Homes
People's Architecture Office Built a Stark Home in a Beijing Hutong
People’s Architecture Office has built a home that makes elegant use of limited space in Beijing’s Changchun Jie hutong. The house, built using People’s Architecture Office’s... [More]
Easy-Build Wooden Homes - This Pine Wood Home Only Took Ten Days To Build
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Hot 4,278 Clicks Pub: Jul 14, 16
Easy-Build Wooden Homes
This Pine Wood Home Only Took Ten Days To Build
This pine wood home was created in Chacras, Ecuador by ‘Naturua Futura Arquitectura,’ a cultural management collective and community volunteers. The home was built for a family who... [More]
Pre-Fabricated Housing Communities - The 'S House 3' Will Be Used to Make Planned Neighborhoods
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Warm 1,602 Clicks Pub: Oct 29, 15
Pre-Fabricated Housing Communities
The 'S House 3' Will Be Used to Make Planned Neighborhoods
The ‘S House 3’ is the third and most actionable prefabricated housing prototype from Vo Trong Nghia Architects. After two prototypes were launched, modifications were made to improve... [More]
Low-Cost Refugee Camps - These Flat-Pack Homes Provide a Long-Term Solution for Housing Refugees
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Warm 4,787 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 15
Low-Cost Refugee Camps
These Flat-Pack Homes Provide a Long-Term Solution for Housing Refugees
The UN has started to invest in flat-pack homes as a more sustainable solution for housing refugees. In many parts of the world, refugees live in flimsy canvas tents that are not designed for long-... [More]
Affordable Upcycled Libraries - This Indonesian Library Uses Ice Cream Tubs to Form Its Walls
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Warm 426 Clicks Pub: Jul 19, 16
Affordable Upcycled Libraries
This Indonesian Library Uses Ice Cream Tubs to Form Its Walls
An Indonesian architecture firm known as ‘Shau’ created an innovative library that makes use of recycled ice cream tubs to form its walls. The projected was dubbed the ‘... [More]
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