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Tiny House Movement

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Tiny House Movement

Tiny House MovementA Tiny House - A room to some...a house to others
The tiny house movement is a description for the architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homesTinyHouse - TinyHome
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Future of Construction - World Economic Forum

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Future of Construction - World Economic Forum

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Strong population growth in many developing and emerging countries and mass urbanization – an estimated 40,000 people moving into African cities every day – create a strong demand for affordable housing. Beyond housing, many developing countries are lagging behind in access to social infrastructure and public services such as schools, hospitals or the justice system. Consider Tanzania: the country faces a shortage of 3,115 courtrooms.

Moladi Construction System aims to address that magnificent challenge by providing a scalable, low-tech and low-skilled affordable building solution using in-situ casting. Founded in 1986 by South African social entrepreneur Hennie Botes, the company aims to replace the classic brick-and-mortar construction with an easier method: using lightweight, removable and re-usable plastic formwork that are filled with a patented fast setting aerated mortar to cast entire houses on-site. The process is…

Tshediso Matona | National Planning Commission

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Tshediso Matona | National Planning Commission
Tshediso MatonaPlanning department does not seem to have teeth, Makhosi Khosa says
Public service and administration portfolio committee chairperson Makhosi Khoza had some tough words for the department and its acting director general‚ Tshediso Matona. "There’s something that is frightening, actually. In terms of the NDP‚ by 2030 we should have created 11-million jobs" Khoza said. "There’s not a single mention of the biggest disruptor in this document, and that is the digital revolution that is before us. It’s disrupting everything." Khoza added: "And what bothers me is that this is the department that is supposed to be at the centre that is supposed to be leading the implementation of the NDP. We are seven years down the line. Where are we? We are still talking about planning‚ good Lord, but 2030 is in 12 years’ time from now." She said the presentation and some of its omissions did not make sense. "Are…