THE MOTOR
March 8th 2009
$ 7,500

sandbags

|Cape Town needs 350.000 new homes. Following two decades on Robben Island for his anti-apartheid activities, Luyanda Mpahlwa, partner at MMA Architects, designed cheap sandbag houses (the sand keeps the houses cool) and was honored with the American Curry Stone Prize ($100,000), an humanitarian award for designers tackling the needs of the world’s poor. 

Cape Town needs 350.000 new homes. Following two decades on Robben Island for his anti-apartheid activities, Luyanda Mpahlwa, partner at MMA Architects, designed cheap sandbag houses (the sand keeps the houses cool) and was honored with the American Curry Stone Prize ($100,000), an humanitarian award for designers tackling the needs of the world’s poor. 

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