October 15, 2014

GSAPP grad Alok Shetty working on flood-proof homes for Indian slums

According to Indian architect Alok Shetty, the goal of good architecture can be expressed in six words: “To solve problems. To add value.”

That is what Shetty, GSAPP ’11, aims to do with a series of portable, flood-proof houses he is designing for the slums of his native Bangalore, India—a project that won him recognition from Time magazine as a “leader of tomorrow.”

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  • Phyllis Savage
    published this page in News 2015-04-24 09:10:32 +0530