Architecture

Kounkuey Design Initiative

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

KOUNKUEY DESIGN INITIATIVE (KDI) transforms impoverished communities by collaborating with residents to create low-cost, high-impact built environments (Productive Public Spaces) that improve their daily lives. Begun in 2006, KDI is an innovative international partnership specializing in the practices of architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, and urban planning. KDI believes that participatory planning and design are key to sustainable development.

Crystal decorative items

for profit

Ningbo Bolder Home Decor Co.,Ltd,as a leading manufacturer and distributor of metal arts & crafts products, we have been exported goods to North America, Europe and Australia for more than 7 years. Main products include candle holder, lantern, photo frame, wall clock, mirror, garden decor, bathroom

Energy efficient housing

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

I'm at the first stage of the design of a private energy efficient house worth 50 thousand dollars. In my intention, this amount should include construction of all communication systems and basic renovation (without wallpaper, furniture, or interior decoration).

Kevin Mpofu's New Entry

hybrid

We aim to develop shipping container malls aimed at providing affordable retail space for low-income people, newcomers, youth and people facing
barriers to starting a business. The business also focuses largely at university student housing, providing affordable housing.

10Caminhos

hybrid

O projeto 10Caminhos pretende atuar na geração de renda através do design participativo O projeto na Tríplice Fronteira (Brasil/Paraguai/Argentina) busca integrar setores de maior vulnerabilidade econômica a o crime de descaminho que tem sido naturalizado como alternativa precária de renda.

Homepod

for profit

Home is within our heart. Furnishings in our homes makes them places to relax. Some are heirlooms but most often we acquire from variety of sources. 9 in 10 designs are over budget adding 1900kg of waste/capita in EU. Homepod discovers ECO design products & helps to cut waste with 3% or 60kg/capita.

Alter-Art Corp.

hybrid

Alter-Art will enhance small-space living worldwide, promote healthy social gatherings for all socio-economic income levels; utilize eco-friendly materials, preserve culture while increasing economic growth/income in developing communities, and support health-care & housing projects.

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