With roughly 32% of the world's population living in informal communities, the need for sustainable, humane housing is more pressing than ever. Doug Sharp of BSB Design conceived the tiny Abod Shelter - a sustainable, lightweight home that can be built in one day. | Tiny Homes
Not only is homelessness an epidemic in urban settings, the number of natural disasters that have hit the world lately has inspired many designers to help in any way that they can. One such designer is Abby Brazier.
“the architectural establishment continues to ignore indigenous building cultures and the human value of what they represent. For example, traditional building and urban geometry in sub-Saharan Africa is now revealed to be essentially fractal, thus revising our customary (and totally erroneous) conception of those cultures as mathematically under-developed.” Image of El Molo Hut, Lake Turkana, Kenya.. Image Courtesy of shutterstock.com
By creating an enclosed space Origanid provides a personal retreat, a luxurious escape into a hushed, natural space in the midst of a busy spa, airport, office, hotel or library, media library. Origanid provides a quiet space in an age of exponential population growth, where privacy and peaceful respite is an increasingly precious commodity. Origanid is manufactured in France by craftsmen and women, supporting and revitalizing French’s ancient heritage of pleaters. The project originated in…