The £1k House

Christopher Neoh, Bilal Naas and Kerry Edwards, Architecture

Last year Orkidstudio launched a research project at the Mackintosh School of Architecture (MSA) called the £1k House with the simple aim of designing a house using earthbags at a very low cost.

The Nakuru Project, also built with earthbags, generated considerable interest and optimism in what this relatively new technology could offer, an optimism that we hoped would lead to a subsequent boom in further construction within the local area.

The Sustainability in Action Group helped fund this year’s work to expand the project and build a low-cost house in Kenya. Read the blog

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