The ProHousing Project
The solutions presented here were developed for a community, like
many others today, where most of
land was already zoned and platted, and much of it was also built on.
Some of these ideas could be implemented immediately in many communities,
such as the Shared House; others would require changes to existing zoning
and building codes.
However, I have found that many municipalities are eager to address the
problem of affordable housing, and are willing to allow pilot
to try out these new ideas. This has been the case here on Bainbridge with
the Scattered Density scenario.
With the objective of being appealing even to somewhat skeptical and
these solutions also use conventional building materials and practices.
We hope in the future to include solutions that draw on innovative materials
and techniques like straw bales, cob and earthworks, cardboard, solar and hydro
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