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“Sustainability? Acting as mediator, not as architect” – Dirk Donath

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Dirk Donath from Bauhaus University, Germany says the success of his Holcim Awards Bronze winning project comes from trying to act and be treated not as an architect – but to play the role of a mediator to share capacities of the community. “Incremental Construction: Low-cost modular housing scheme” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia responds to the housing challenge of rapid urbanization, and develops a purposefully incomplete structure that is both affordable and rapid to assemble. Read more: http://www.holcimfoundation.org/Projects/incremental-construction