Sustainable by design 2050

An initiative of the UIA

Velux model home 2020





Habitat Initiative

Habitat Initiative

Local construction methods were developed and improved upon in ways tailored to local craftsmens' abilities; thus supporting the local "construction culture" and reinforcing village identity. The local craftsman were trained on the building sites while erecting prototypes for the new building method around the region. The eleven buildings serve as preschools, which can also be used as community and adult-education centres.

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