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.
We bring housebuilding to the next level.
housefabrik is a innovation driven German technology company. It has invented a new concrete material and ultra fast production method of pre-fab insulated concrete sandwich wall panels for low-cost and affordable houses.
Sequestration of voluntary labor base for the improvement of the human condition. Positive change comes through fundamental psychological and educational self evaluation as well as change within our immediate sphere of influence. I can teach how to have complete control over that process.
Efforts to improve road safety took a giant leap forward with the formation of a powerful community of changemakers that is developing innovative solutions for the big road safety challenges in India. This network is moving beyond the morass of problems to identify transformative ways to invest time and money.
A community engagement project to develop a planning and design solution to the housing challenges of underprivileged households in Nansana. The result will be a neighbourhood plan for decent and well-organised living settlements, for 150 low-income households.
Improving the life of the homeless through quality design, sustainable architecture and cutting-edge technology. bB teams up with on-ground NGOs working with homeless communities and provides professional design expertise to build adequately designed shelters and a motivating living environment.
INTRODUCTION The Electric Vehicle Expansion Enterprises, Inc. (EVEE-I) is the project proponent for the ejeepney modernization program in the Philippines. It aims to replace ageing and dilapidated diesel powered jeepneys in the Philippines with electric powered jeepneys (ejeepney).
Transitional ___ aims to unlock potential of vacant spaces in transition to a new lease of life by offering a platform to connect the creative community to the spaces,provide tools & resources to develop creative projects to liven up the city & spark collaborations to prototype ideas for the city.
The Algerian urban planning Liaison Agency (AUPLA) is set up on site to facilitate coordination of the different urban planning projects together with the different teams , disseminate and provide information and training to all stakeholders.
What if we could reduce pollution, noise, and stress by finding parking efficiently? Enabling mobility without strain on the environment,, ParkerMeister is a mobile, location-based, augmented reality parking helper which shows the open parking lots within a three mile radius in a live stream.
BikeSurf is a bicycle sharing project. We differ from other bike lending services because our users (BikeSurfers) are under no obligation to pay for riding our bikes. It is wholly funded and supported by the community for the community.
Safi Organics presents an alternative fertilizer called fortified biochar from organic waste. We have developed technologies enabling farmers to make their own fertilizers in 30 minutes, thus saving them 40% of the cost of traditional fertilizers (US$100/year) while counteracting soil acidity.
Urban Health Fellowship (UHF) empowers minority youth to become leaders to improve their health and the health of their peers. UHF offers a 5 week program that educates high school students on optimal health and chronic disease prevention, and exposes them to career opportunities in healthcare.
Sub-Saharan Africa faces a paradox that has global relevance and implications: it will be home to the largest youth population in the world by 2050 and although literacy rates (by 6%) and education enrollment rates (by 9%) have been on the rise, youth unemployment continues to hover above 60% across the region. How will African youth create or secure sustainable and meaningful livelihoods? And more specifically, who is responsible for youth employment in Africa?
This project will make very big change in every problem in comunities. This project start work in our comunity and soon cover all world spcially poor countries and finish their problems and poverty.
This project is for endings poverty with letest ideas and work. Everyone can be a part of this.
Shwarea'na is the Arabic word for 'our streets'; it is a very new idea specially in the MENA. It aims to provide safety for people through the help of others. People will take shoots and write their experience in a specific road so others can benefit of avoiding it if it is unsafe.
Proposed project deals with sustainable transformation of construction waste in urban areas by recycling debris and utilizing geo polymer concrete to create affordable housing products and pervious pavers for allowing rain water to recharge aquifers
We utilize fly ash by replacing cement for manufacturing precast products.
Nurtured on the vision of promoting health and wellness in urban poor communities, the Aquaponics farm established under Project MUtrition is dedicated towards addressing the pervasive issue of food security and the malnutrition it breeds.
This solution targets women specially in Iraq. it aims to develop the civil values in those women’s lives by turning them to ladies that are able to engage in high socity by teaching them behavioral etiquettes .
project summary is to save the water through awaring the people.
through the slogan"do you know if you save 10liters of water in day 100 villages are going to survive".
Formal Waste Management Org. (FWM) enables the informal waste collectors known as the ‘Garbage Men’ to form a network that utilizes their current resources and efforts. While, encouraging formal employment for the informal sector and finally implementing a proper waste management system in Egypt.
To find a good deal such as : do ours weekly grocery online, 40 to 50% cheaper the marker, fresh products, list of available Bio product non available on the market, a new way that initiate actions of direct impact on the environment, change the consumers behavior for the best.
Food, water and energy NEXUS is 1 of the latest approaches applied to enhance living conditions for many. This concept is usually looked at from the environmental and sustainable perspectives, but rarely from the economic perspective. So why don't we transform this approach into a business Model?
My Pharmacy is the only mobile application worldwide that contributes to efficient medication management and builds a medicines donation network to people who need medical care. Check which medicines you own, how many of them and be aware of which of them are going to expire; using or donating them.
People in the third-world lack internet access, but have access to text and voice communication via cellular phones. Elimu aims to organize and distribute useful information for aspiring engineers, heroes and ordinary people via cellular phones, allowing them to improve their local communities.
There are two issues led by the uneven distribution of population in Japan. One is the reduction of well-being of urban people. Other is the sustainance of depopulated rural regions. We solve these problems by connecting college students with rural areas and generating new business for the community
Cane waste supplement for charcoal will be manufactured to small cubes
The impact to environment will be reduction in deforestation and water scarcity a threat to agriculture and wildlife system all over.
The project will improve youth life by employment in the sugarbelt zone in Kenya.
See an offender, upload their picture on Facebook. Police force in four major Indian cities—Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Gurgaon— are taking a unique approach to catching drunk-driving offenders by enlisting the help of local residents.
Look 100 times in side view mirrors while driving?
Want view of road at back?
What about the blocked road you will enter? Will you drive blindly?
Superview aims at providing vehicle users the present view of the road they are about to enter including vehicles present at that particular time.
The Urban Atlas Project allows youth to identify urban conditions that impact their everyday life and provides them with methods to develop an understanding of their role and voice in the future of their neighborhoods.
iWish, a mobile application which allows the citizens to participate by suggesting methods or tools for a location, sharing knowledge to make the roads safer.Public consensus will make a suggestion critical to be taken for consideration with the help of official authorities(eg traffic police)/NGO 's
Imagine you were on a motorbike and met with an accident. There is no help available. But still after some time you find yourself being treated in a hospital. Lucky One! But not Every time. Better wear Smart Skull, a helmet that provide location based Accident Alerts to relatives and hospitals.
Durango G3 es un proceso de diseño urbano realizado colaborativamente con 174 estudiantes de secundaria locales. El objetivo es el diseño de un espacio en desuso, resultante tras el soterramiento de las vías de tren, que supone una gran oportunidad de reactivación del espacio público del municipio.
We create conditions for communities and young volunteers to be actors in the creation process of projects and sustainable development integrated strategies, community empowerment in social vulnerability areas. We make co-creators of a beautiful, fair and sustainable future
The low achievement, low self esteem mindset in the city of Port Chester, NY breeds a school culture of low expectations that cannot remain intact. Our work disrupts this norm with project based STEM experiences that ignite interest in science & engineering and the possibility a career path in STEM.
Raahgiri Day is about closing certain stretches of roads to automobiles, & opening them to the public (for 4-5 hours every Sunday), to create a whole new healthy, sustainable & vibrant city streets experience - streets that encourage pedestrians, cyclists, & physical activities like yoga, zumba.
Driving schools in India are an unregulated lot. All they do is train people in operating a vehicle more than teaching them how to drive.
Any initiative aimed at ensuring safe roads should start with the Driving Schools.
A uniform standardized curriculum for driving schools solves the problem
Speed breakers have become a liability of late. Should structures intended to protect people also kill them??
Why not standardize our speed breakers on scientific grounds?
Why do we need speed breakers anyway?? Why cant we have "Stop" or "yield" road signs regulate traffic movement and speed?
Any solution to safer road travel should start with the road. Here are my solutions - the ROAD to safer roads!!
Anand and Vallabh Vidhyanagar are twin cities, more famous as Amul City in Gujarat. There is lack of walkable footpaths in cities. VNC aims to create a safe and walkable infrastructure for pedestrians in cities thereby addressing their safety issue by means of sensitizing government and citizens aid
How efficient are our post-RTA/trauma care services?? Innumerable deaths occur on Indian roads partly because we have no mechanism whereby the injured are ensured speedy and quality health care services. My solution aims towards immediate measures to improve trauma care services in India
The aim of the project is to make roads safer for the public. To illustrate my ideas I have chosen the busy central railway station in Chennai to prove that safer roads can be achieved by proper use of infrastructure and with minimal costs.
Roots Millennium Schools teaching faculty and staff represents a core faculty of National & International subject specialists, pedagogical leads and classroom teaching practitioners who are acclaimed educators, ground-breaking teachers, and award-winning academia.