social housing . urban rehabilitation . urban informality . reconstruction + resilience . community development
We aim to create dynamic urban fabrics that engage with the life of neighborhoods, their surroundings and the environment.
We bring innovative solutions to create productive, sustainable and resilient spaces and communities.
Seeking to bridge policy and practice, we also advise on housing and urban policies.
We work as developers, partnering with landowners of difficult or stigmatized sites, seeking to transform these spaces in innovative and productive ways.
We support clients through TECHNICAL ADVISORY SERVICES, as well as through the DESIGN + PLANNING components of projects.
We work across the multiple phases of a project and have a particular knack for:
ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS+ CONSTRUCTION
We help develop a strong approach and program to create sustainable and productive communities and urban assets.
Allowing PEOPLE to be at the center of our approach, we can create successful projects and a strong sense of local appropriation and place-making.
Addressing climate change and aiming for sustainable and resilient communities, we understand the importance of locally appropriate strategies and interventions that allow innovation as well as replicability.
Exploring and learning with alternative materials and construction techniques, such as bamboo and earth. We do this primarily through our non-profit BUILDING LOCAL].