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Rural-Urban Value Chains / Sustainable Social Houses

25% of the Philippine population lacks adequate housing. Urban spaces experience unmet peak demand, while the countryside provides insufficient perspectives. BASE and its partners create rural-urban value chains of alternative construction materials like bamboo. Farmers gain side-income on sustainable harvesting, grading, and treatment. Workers reactivate knowledge and elevate their skills on prefabrication and construction to meet urban housing needs. And the temporary material of the poor transforms to affordable, disaster-resistant, healthy urban living, tackling governmental climate targets of carbon reduction and lesser disaster risk.

Client / Manufacturer

Base Builds Philippines

Base Builds Philippines
Makati, Philippines

Client / Manufacturer

Base Builds Singapore

Base Builds Singapore
Singapore, Singapore

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Base Builds Singapore

Base Builds Singapore
Singapore, Singapore