WikiHouse is a bold project to deliver affordable homes, community spaces and commercial premises that are warm and dry, strong and safe, healthy and sustainable. A high performance built environment which looks beautiful and is adaptable to your individual needs. A system that permits neighbourhoods to be designed and delivered by communities for communities - here in New Zealand and around the globe. We want to change the world for the better by building a better way. If you feel the same - we have opportunities to help...
an unparalleled combination of construction speed, durability and versatility; build only what you need when you need it - change it when you want
an affordable, healthy and high performance construction system - safeguards people, their interests and the environment
a remarkable platform for enabling communities and individuals to better help themselves and each other - a unique ground-up initiative to solve common issues for the common good
WikiHouse is an Open Source construction set. The aim is to make it possible for anyone to design, share and download building designs suited to their needs - which can be inexpensively ‘printed’ locally and assembled without formal construction skills or tools.
A very short time-lapse video of the first NZ prototype framework going up at Te Papa...
A quick video overview of how the system works...
TED Active talk by project co-founder Alastair Parvin of 00:/ explaining the unique role this project plays in addressing global urban development challenges for the 21st and 22nd Centuries.