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.
The 20,000 Homes Campaign is a national campaign to house 20,000 of Canada's most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018. It will be modelled on the 100,000 Homes Campaign in the US that hit it's target in the summer of 2014.
The aim of empowering people at the Bottom of the Pyramid is to identify appropriate technical solutions in order to tackle basic needs in developing countries. But what are basic needs exactly? Creating JOBS producing FOOD and SHELTER - Back to Basics - Our education system is failing
The Passive House Prototype features affordable housing that uses 50 - 75% less energy than houses in a similar location. They are attractive, compact and sustainable, and can be constructed in 12 weeks. They represent a powerful opportunity for decent home ownership for those who had no prior hope.
HOME, Incorporated, whose name is an acronym for Help Our Mission Evolve, is a startup non-profit in the initial stages of development. With our housing first-driven model, we seek to provide housing to homeless individuals and families with a no-strings-attached approach.
Our area has only one shelter for homeless women and children, and it is almost always full. We want to find safe, secure interim housing for homeless women and children so we can help them start the process of getting their lives more stable and their futures more secure.
Farming Hope is a social project based on a virtuous cycle -- homeless individuals work in a agricultural vocational therapy program, growing opportunity for themselves and good food for others in area homeless shelters. We work to produce sustainable cycles, for individuals and institutions.
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.
Training builders in the locality of Foumbot on the innovative technology of manual production of hollow core lightweight concrete panels and planks with volcanic scoria gravel and building with them. The locallity has a huge reserve of volcanic scoria. Demonstrations will be carried out.
THE STINGRAY is an initiative that aims to create a platform to utilise unused and derelict public houses in city centre locations across the UK to create a community facility that supports local individuals at risk of homelessness, people not in education, employment or training and entrepreneurs.
I show you how to create the planning project of the building, fill in the starting data, and also the Levels and the Divisions of the future building will be defined
Project is based on social, economic and technical synergy. Our solution is economical and answers a question of homelessness which is a current problem in cities and regions all over the world. Thanks to the unique solution, we are able to provide help for people in developing countries.
Negócio de impacto social na área de habitação, Missão:
Proporcionar qualidade de vida,conforto e segurança através da legalização e pequenas reformas nas residencias das classes C, D e E. Visão:
Promover uma mudança significativa na qualidade de vida dos nossos clientes através de moradias dignas
Having more than 3 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Pakistan is facing a huge crisis in terms of their health, education and income.
RIHAISH aims to build housing units, clinics, schools and civic centers, using Polyurethane foam, to allow them to live in a community once more.
Benhabitat is loyal to its customers, their needs and their beliefs. Under the philosophy of “Do it yourself” we came up with the idea of a house designed by the customer and for the customer.
We build all kind of structures with reused bottles.
Yes! We reuse plastic and glass bottles as building material. Our constructions are stronger because we fill the plastic bottles with earth.
Please review our project and help the planet and homeless reusing tons of bottles.
We started a business that produces and sells sheep's wool home insulation - probably the best insulation in the world. We are collecting sheep's wool (mostly wasted now), creating jobs and excellent products for future sustainable homes.
Chakra is a program to reverse the trend in urban migration by moving the vulnerable urban homeless to rural areas and empowering them with education,skills and quality of life improvements. It is founded on the principles of symbiotic sustainability integrating existing infrastructure at all levels
I designed a PET bottle so that it leaves the factory with a second life, this being an interlocking construction material for use as shelter for refugees in the developing world.
Es un proyecto si sale para adelante la haremos organizacion sin animó lucro el proyecto plataforma contra DeSaucios quiere hacer comunidad para acoger a personas desahuciada por la crisis la comunidad empezaría con unas casas prefabricadas en zona rural alas afueras de alicante abra actividades
Homeless GoPro outfits homeless volunteers with high-definition personal cameras, which they use to capture the world as they see it. These videos ennoble the homeless autobiographers, provide invaluable insights for change-makers, and generate opportunities for interactions locally and globally.
Launched in January 2014, the NextGen Advisory Board is an innovation in philanthropy leadership providing an opportunity for young professionals in Silicon Valley to learn about social issues in our community. The aim is to leverage their unique skills to solve intractable issues in our region.
OK , THE PROBLEM: HOMELESSNESS IS RUNNING RAMPANT IN OUR COUNTRY DUE TO BAD LUCK, MENTAL ISSUES, LOSS OF JOBS,PRISON RELEASES AND THE LIST GOES ON. THE LABOR OF LOVE PROJECT OF SALINAS IS TACKLING THAT PROBLEM ONE PERSON, FAMILY AT A TIME THROUGH PARK ACTIVITIES AND MOTIVATIONAL EDUCATION CLASSES.
Committed to improving the quality of life for Chicago’s low-income elderly, (H.O.M.E.) helps seniors remain independent and part of their community by offering opportunities for intergenerational living and by providing a variety of citywide support services.
Retraining The Village is a supportive service designed to bring men out of homelessness. We provide home- a place to go and meals to eat. We provide case management and housing support. Without relying on arbitrary government deadlines, Retraining The Village helps our men excel.
Students at Santa Clara University's Frugal Innovation Lab (FIL) are working to fuse innovative mobile technology ideas with novel business plans to empower homeless individuals and families in Santa Clara County to lift themselves out of poverty.
The mission of the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project (HCPP) is to nurture healthy child development and reduce the effects of trauma among children and youth living in temporary housing in Washington, DC by providing them with consistent, stable opportunities to learn, exercise, and play.
O Projeto Criança Fala tem como objetivo ouvir as crianças, por meio de metodologia lúdica de escuta, para incluir suas vozes (o que querem, pensa, sonham, desejam, ideias, sugestões) na elaboração e execução das políticas públicas, projetos arquitetônicos, projetos políticos pedagógicos e gestão de espaços e equipamentos.O Projeto Criança Fala irá ouvir as crianças, por meio de metodologia lúdica de escuta, para incluir suas vozes na elaboração do projeto arqyuitetônico do espaço para brincar de uma praça do bairro em que moram e para fazer intervenções lúdicas nos espaços físicos nas ha
Halieus Corporation, S.A. de C.V. es una organización que realiza proyectos de vivienda, a través de la gestión y asesoría calificada de forma organizada y permanente, buscando el desarrollo económico, social y cultural de las comunidades.
DORéMI is a scheme which allows any homeowner to have easy access to efficient thermal insulation at affortable, controlled prices, thanks to community mobilization and the improvement of the skills of the artisans renovating the houses - thanks to their organization in groups.
The project is aimed at scaling of existing “educational flats”. Its objective is to support households exposed to fuel poverty in managing their energy consumption through the design and realization of a digital educational flat. Mediators will familiarise households with eco-gestures to reduce their energy consumption by minimum 10%.The digital format is the key asset, enabling large scale diffusion at a low-cost.
The aim of the project is to support households at risk of fuel poverty in managing their energy consumption through the design of a digital educational flat. It will explain eco-gestures to reduce energy consumption by minimum 10%. The digital format is the key asset, enabling large scale diffusion
The fuel poverty detection is a first step towards a solution to a problem faced by 4 million households in France alone. By combining the fuel poverty field knowledge of a social enterprise with the scale of a big parcel delivery company that could mandate its delivery men to perform simple fuel poverty checks & inform the households, this project has the potential to have greater social impact than the separate actions of each of the 2 players.
L’observation de l’évolution démographique de la Société, la recherche de solutions alternatives de logement prenant en compte l’évolution du tissus familial, les familles monoparentales ou recomposée, le vieillissement ou ceux qui sont touchées par une maladie ou un handicap – tous ceux qui ont des revenus mais une difficulté d’accès au crédit nous conduit à proposer un ensemble de structures d'habitat participatif concerté
The Global Village program invites corporations and individuals to join the mission to eliminate poverty housing. Partnering with Habitat gives corporations and individuals a visible social responsible project by building decent and affordable homes where they are sorely needed with their own hands.
ERST WOHNEN is a new model of a housing agency. Its aim is to acquire, provide and manage enough affordable flats for homeless people in Vienna. Due to the concept of “housing first”, the clients also receives social support. The company s Bausparkasse acts as a key figure in connecting to the residential industry and supports the project in further areas with an own volunteer project.
With the project Housing Fast, we deliver a double societal impact within one building. On the one hand we work on the social reintegration of homeless people with a combination of direct housing placement along with sustained social and medical assistance. On the other hand, we deliver new affordable housing to people that can’t afford the housing market prices. We aim at scaling the project to other buildings and to other fragile populations.
The WALL Village will accommodate Old Age People including orphans, disabled, handicapped, poor, deprived children, women’s and domestic animals.
incorporated with Museum, Guest house, traditional Food Court, etc.
To promote this place as Eco Tourism destination to sustain on its own.
Looking for a new home is especially challenging for people with mobility impairments. We are providing tools for making the online search for level access apartments in suitable neighborhoods much easier. Not only wheelchair users, but also senior citizens and young families with children in strollers can profit from the co-creation project between Europe's largest online real estate service, ImmobilienScout24, and the non-profit SOZIALHELDEN.