Village Development

Suriname, South America

Challenge:

To create a socially cohesive worker village that is culturally and ecologically sensitive. 

 

Solutions:

Village design patterns which cluster homes around a central area help to mimic indigenous village patterns and create social cohesion by centering and clustering around gathering areas.

 

Project Lead:

Jenny Pell

Designing for resource abundance by creating regenerative landscapes, resilient communities, and local living economies