Innovative Architectural Solutions

Solutions for Breaking the Link Between Poverty & Education

Chronic poverty leads to lack of education leads to chronic poverty leads to lack of ed….you get the picture.  It’s a nasty cycle.  And it’s not just in what we often refer to as the “developing world.” There are underserved populations everywhere.  Even generally affluent U.S. cities often have a digital divide.  In our increasingly information driven world, this lack of access to knowledge results in a barrier to opportunity for those who don’t have the economic, geographical or cultural freedom to participate. 

Here is a look at some innovative design solutions to this worldwide problem.  All of these ideas face some common challenges: How do you create an attractive, secure, sustainable and affordable solution in areas that have little money, little safety and often little hope for a bright future? Read More