Sankofa house is a winning proposal for a family house built for less than $8,000, using traditional building techniques, local expertise and skilled workers. Read the case study >
On Chicago's South Side, a block of 32 town houses was rehabilitated into a mixed income development. Now known as the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, the project is a successful example of creative approaches to socially engaged and community based urban revitalisation. Read the case study >
This case study examines alternative solutions for the standardized affordable housing development practice through both top-down & bottom-up approaches.
From a vernacular Khmer house to a school. Built from the same local material by the same local builders, Thnouh School aims to manifest a profound progression in a new typology that stemmed from Thnouh Village. Read the case study >
In Lebanon, there is an urgent need for educational opportunities and facilities in Syrian refugees. This sandbag prototype school improves the learning environment for the refugee families and provides them with know-how on climate-responsive design. Read the case study >
Ibtasem" (Smile) is a pilot playground project designed for Syrian refugee children living in the informal tented settlements of Bar Elias in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon. Read the case study >
The BBC called it "the streets that refuse to die", The Guardian newspaper "The Liverpool locals who took control of their long-neglected streets". Granby Four Street is a community housing regeneration project lead by the residents and studio Assemble. Read the case study >
With the hopes of translating these traditions into their new homes, the residents actively participated in the design of 25 dwellings with the architect; the project is also a result of the collaboration between local municipality and NGOs. Read the case study >
We have been meeting the creative mind behind Architecture of Consequence and Unsolicited Studio about our future visions.