Alastair Parvin

Architecture for the people by the people

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TED2013
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Designer Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses? The concept is at the heart of WikiHouse, an open source construction kit that means just about anyone can build a house, anywhere.

Alastair Parvin
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Alastair Parvin believes in making architecture accessible to 100 percent of the population.  Full bio.

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