Housing the bottom of the pyramid is fast becoming a priority for many nations. The challenge is to bridge the gaps between affordable commodity products, housing finance, and sustainable development as it applies to income development, social inclusion and environmental impacts.
The bottom of the pyramid is expanding at unprecedented rates and the global housing crisis is being exacerbated by policies which focus on ...Continue
We recognize that core building products, shelter, affordable housing, transitional shelters, panel shelters, and even SIP panels may NOT be at the top of your list of things to think about. So, we want instead to let you know that we are doing our best to remain committed to serving you and delivering the worlds best Structurally Insulated products that are affordable, easy to build and deploy, ...Continue
The United Nations recently announced their sustainable goals regarding housing to be accomplished by 2020.
Goal No. 7d reads, “Achieve significant improvement in lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers”. Now, benefitting 100 million people living in slums sounds like a worthy goal; and it is. That is until you begin to understand the overall magnitude of poverty. ...Continue
Earthquake, MYANMAR: Heavy rains hamper shelter construction
YANGON, 26 July 2011 (IRIN) -