Design: e2 – Green for All

This episode follows architect and activist Sergio Palleroni as he continues his mission to provide architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crisis regions. Palleroni already has four global initiatives underway aimed at providing architecture students with hands-on field experience building housing for the poor. In East Austin, Texas, and Yagui, Mexico, he and his student teams are helping rural communities build thousands of homes while teaching them to build their own housing and reduce the cost of building by being resourceful. (25:45 min)

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2 Responses

  1. Redroom Studios says:

    ah, you found one that I hadnt seen before! its great to see the next generation of students being taught such an enlightened approach to architecture and community building.

  2. shapeshift says:

    Yeah, that’s what we need… more practical designers with field work… Gotta to get them talking and listening to the communities the serve.

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