In the first part of this year’s Small Projects selection (AJ 10.01.08), the Sanei Hopkins Mobile Eco Second Home is nice, but I am not convinced that it is comparable with the other projects, which are mainly buildings.
However, I have often been wrong about things like this and am willing to learn from my mistakes. Last week I built a small street of cardboard houses in the living room for my kids. The project was built using recycled materials to produce a gritty but sustainable urban context overshadowed by the
Interestingly, it was built with input from the users, who are now decorating the units to suit their tastes. Can I enter it next year in the urban-design section?
Craig Douglas, Douglas and King Architects