10 Houses = 10 Families

Design Indaba’s 10 x 10 Housing Project has challenged 10 architectural teams to provide innovative and dynamic design solutions for the low-cost housing sector

Design Indaba’s 10 x 10 Housing Project has challenged 10 architectural teams to provide innovative and dynamic design solutions for the low-cost housing sector. The allocation of the houses took place in mid-June, in the form of a lucky draw audited by KPMG. The emotional response of the winners was confirmation of the significance of the project. Currently the architectural plans are being finalised and building is set to commence in January 2008.

The architectural teams are: Jo Noero (Cape Town) and Cameron Sinclair (San Francisco); Vanessa September (Cape Town) and Lindy Roy (New York); Luyanda Mpahlwa (Cape Town) and Will Alsop (London); Andrew Makin and Janina Masojada (Durban), and Christoph Egret (London); Lesley Carstens and Silvio Rech  (Johannesburg), and Thomas Heatherwick (London); Stefan Antoni (Cape Town) and Eva Jiricna (London); Ruben Reddy  (Durban) and Mark Dytham (Tokyo); Martin Kruger (Cape Town) and David Adjaye (London); Henning Rasmus (Johannesburg) and Shigeru Ban (Tokyo); and Don Albert (Cape Town) and Tom Dixon (London).

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