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The need for shelter can be met in many different ways. Sustainable approaches can draw on traditional as well as modern materials and methods, prioritising those which are local, low carbon and job creating. Communal living structures with shared walls, roofs and facilities can help optimise the use of building materials, land and infrastructure in popular areas.

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Burkina Faso
Buildings: Material
Education: Primary
Gando Primary School

Providing passively-cooled school facilities made from affordable local materials

South Africa
Buildings: Material
Mbekweni stonehouses

Building houses from recycled and locally available materials

South Africa
Buildings: Construction method
Sandbag & ecobeam houses

Using local sand to build affordable multi-storey housing

Buildings: Construction method
Buildings: Material
Food: Distribution
Mobility: Freight
Stone arch bridges

Connecting communities using local construction materials

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A female technician from DC-GO working on a solar-powered unit
Image courtesy of DC Go.