Empower Shack- Urban Think Tank

Place: South Africa

Type/ Subject/ Tags: Cape Town, housing, workshop


Initiative to improve housing conditions for slum dwellers in the informal settlements across South Africa by strategy collective Urban-Think Tank through building a prototypical house. Named Empower Shack, the team organized a workshop in Khayelitsha, a shantytown in Cape Town that is one of the biggest in South Africa, and developed a design for a low-cost two-storey shack for a local family.

Urban-Think Tank develops housing prototype for South African slums


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