alternative construction
Women Are Climate Leaders, Not Victims

Roofing with an affordable material that is stronger, cooler, waterproof, fireproof and made of recycled materials.

In Ahmedabad, women act to make slums climate-resilient, one house at a time

“We focus on the 4 prevalent stresses of the slums - heat stress, floods, vector-borne diseases, and water scarcity,”

The Indian school where students pay for lessons with plastic waste

Students collect over 10,000 pieces of plastic each month and transform them into eco-bricks for construction.

With dream dam farmers show what is possible

The old, unused bridge came as a blessing for the farmers - how?

Thannal Hand Sculpted Home

Built in less than a month and a half.

Rolling back the architect

"Each village community is different, so with each village the approach had to change."

Dump the AC, Use These 3 Green Cooling Solutions While Building Your Home!

"Everything we build from now onwards has to be eco-sensitive, energy efficient, cost efficient, people-centred and value-based."

Pride of Place

The transformation of a waste-picker's dark and ill-ventilated house into a bright, airy and safe home.

Weaving an urban fabric

"Textiles can transform not just the appearance of a building but also its function”