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Alastair Parvin:
Architecture for the people by the people

TED2013 · 13:11 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Alastair Parvin: Architecture for the people by the people
13:11 · Filmed February 2013 at TED2013 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

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.

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