Habitat for Humanity House – Yonatan Pressman & Courtney Benzon, Rice University

Usually the projects we show here are investigations into design processes, temporary constructs or hypothetical designs with supposed social impacts, rarely ever tested.  Today though, we’re gonna share a project that will actually do tangible good.  This home, designed by students at Rice University will be built by Habitat for Humanity over 6 weekends next year.  Using an inverted roof truss, the design breaks from the traditional form of previous HfH homes.

STUDENTS: Yonatan Pressman, Courtney Benzon
SCHOOL: Rice University SoA
YEAR: 2011

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