Tag Archives: Build-Up – A better future for the poor via incremental housing

Submission: December 28, 2021
Registration: December 27, 2021
Language: English
Location: Israel
Prizes: $6000
Type: Open


The challenge is to design an incremental house model that can be replicated in large numbers and grouped to create a low-income housing colony. Housing is a prominent facility that is not available to many. The land is a limited resource which often leads to high-density developments with substandard living experiences. The quality of life of the poor factions of society is affected the most in such scenarios. The housing problem is unending, due to the inability of infrastructure to adapt to the ever-changing dynamics of the economy, people, and cities. Can the urban fabric keep up with the changing landscape of cities?

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