Architecture by the People, For the People

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Architecture by the People, For the People

by Adele Peters

May 26, 2013

As Parvin says in the TEDTalk above, Wikihouse is a small answer to a very large question: the fastest-growing cities right now aren't filled with expensive skyscrapers, they're developing organically on their own. The world's biggest design team is the poorest 99 percent of the global population, not the top one percent that includes professional architects. What if there were low-cost, open-source solutions available to everyone, not just in terms of housing, but for all public infrastructure? What if we could all be our own architects?

Image courtesy of Wikihouse

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