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16 Affordable Housing Concepts

From Roof-Based Modular Villages to Unfinished Affordable Homes

— July 11, 2019 — Art & Design
Architects and designers are producing more affordable housing concepts to address issues of cost-efficiency, production and other elements of urbanization. We are expected to see more creative solutions to housing crises as populations in cities grow and the infrastructure struggles to accommodate that, along with certain economic factors that contribute to poverty.

The affordable housing concepts in this list are diverse, however, there are a few features that come up again and again. One of them is modularity, as architects realize that for something to be superbly functional, it needs to adapt well and fast. Another characteristic is the use of innovative technology to reduce the cost of construction, while a third recurring element is the adaptation of shipping containers.
Affordable 3D-Printed Villages
Affordable 3D-Printed Villages
New Story is Creating the World's First 3D-Printed Community
Affordable Housing Marketplaces
Affordable Housing Marketplaces
HomeShare Expands Its Reach to Los Angeles as Its 5th Market
Modern Affordable Housing
Modern Affordable Housing
The Bill Sorro Community Offers Cost-Friendly Living Solutions
Affordable Modular Housing Solutions
Affordable Modular Housing Solutions
'BoKlok' Housing is Being Built by Skanska and Ingvar Kamprad
Home Sharing Retirement Opportunities
Home Sharing Retirement Opportunities
Silvernest Boasts an Affordable & Non-Traditional Experience
Unfinished Affordable Homes
Unfinished Affordable Homes
Lianjie Wu's Housing Concept Boasts Customization Based on Preference
Affordable Prefabricated Homes
Affordable Prefabricated Homes
Cube Haus Commissions a Number of Architects for a Start-up Project
Roof-Based Modular Villages
Roof-Based Modular Villages
Sigurd Larsen's Design Boasts the Use of Existing Apartment Buildings
Senior-Oriented Affordable Housing Complexes
Senior-Oriented Affordable Housing Complexes
David Baker Contributes to a Warm & Vibrant Community
Stacked Affordable Housing Solutions
Stacked Affordable Housing Solutions
Containerwerk Uses Containers for a Cost-Effective Initiative
Affordable Modular Housing Units
Affordable Modular Housing Units
Arana & Suasnabar Architects' Concept Can House Additional Rooms
Proposed Parasitic Architecture Projects
Proposed Parasitic Architecture Projects
SCI-Arc is Proposing an AI-Controlled Park in Los Angeles
Affordable Shipping Container Housing
Affordable Shipping Container Housing
TRS Studio Attempts to Assist the Housing Crisis in Peru
Slick Modular Student Housing
Slick Modular Student Housing
WilkinsonEyre Delivers Compact and Identity-Centric Building Designs
Ultra-Affordable Printed Houses
Ultra-Affordable Printed Houses
New Story is Creating Low-Cost Dwellings in Latin America
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Grimshaw's Prefab Homes are Affordable Housing Solutions