Design Like You Give a Damn 2 Projects

The siding of the Soe Ker Tie Hias (Butterfly Houses) in Noh Bo, Tak, Thailand, uses a local bamboo-weaving technique.

The 10x10 Housing Initiative in Freedom Park, Mitchell Plains, Cape Town, South Africa.

The ZEROW House on the National Mall.

The building's low profile minimizes its impact on the site and surrounding neighborhood, in part by weaving through preexisting trees.

Pillars sitting in a pool of water help to keep the building cool.

Artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn (Haas&Haan) enlisted locals to help create nearly 23,000 square feet of colorful artwork on the exterior of 34 houses in the Rio de Janeiro hillside slum of Praca Cantão.

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