Gallery: Blocks House: Because Slums Need Prefab Modular Homes Too

 

Here’s a concept Prince Charles may want to look into for his new eco slum community – Blocks House, a modular and prefabricated housing system designed especially for impoverished areas. With over 1 billion people living in slums around the world, modular and inexpensive housing materials are one appealing way to help provide more adequate homes than the often decrepit existing structures. Indian designer Altamash Jiwani came up with the prefab housing concept as a way to help combat the housing inequity in slums.

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