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10×10 Sandbag House

28 Millimetres: Women Are Heroes

Abalimi Bezekhaya

Bamboo (Tacuara) Loofah Panels

Bang Bua Canal Community Upgrading

bePRO motor-taxi helmet

Bicycle Phone Charger


Chennai Sustainable Transportation Network

Community Cooker (Jiko ya Jamii)

Cristal de Luz

Design With Africa: Bicycle Modules

Digital Drum

Floating Community Lifeboats


Ghonsla Insulation Panels

Grassroots Mapping

Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit System

Health Volunteer (Shasthya Shebika) Kit

Incremental Housing

Informal Settlement World Map

Integral Urban Project

Interlocking Stabilized Soil Blocks

iTRUMP: Warwick Junction

Kaputiei New Town

Kibera Public Space Project

Make a House Intelligent

Map Kibera


micro Home Solutions

Millennium School Bamboo project

Miraculous Hills Community Resettlement

M-PESA Money-transfer System

Plastic Formwork System

Pocket Reconstruction

Praça Cantão, Favela Painting Project

Project Masiluleke

Proyecto Rehabitar

Safe Agua Water System

Sangli Inclusive Planning

School on Wheels

Shack/Slum Dwellers International

Sheffield Road Upgrade: Community Mapping

SONO Water Filter


Tangible Earth

Text to Change

Urban Mining

Urbanism Manual for Precarious Settlements (Manual de Urbanismo para Asentamientos Precarios)

Vertical Gym (Gimnasio Vertical)

WASSUP (Water, Amenities and Sanitation Services Upgrade Project)

Water for Low-Income Communities (Tubig Para sa Barangay) Program

Yerwada Slum Upgrade

Yoff Sustainable Wastewater System

Zabaleen Waste Recycling