November 3, 2005

Continuing the theme of architecture activism...One Small Project

The forthcoming book, titled Building More, Wanting Less . . . is inspired by living conditions in the working class neighborhoods of Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Colombo, Delhi, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Mumbai, St.Petersburg, and Singapore.

One billion leftover people--typically called squatters, self-builders, slum
dwellers, informal settlers, or displaced persons (it's a big category)--claim
leftover spaces in cities and live in unauthorized dwellings made of scavenged,
leftover materials.

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