Edinburgh community group unveil Fountainbridge ‘Wikihouse’
October 14 2015EDI’s planned India Quay development, helping to foster a sense of community work ahead of construction work getting underway.
Built by Fountainbridge Canalside Initiatiive over the course of a single weekend by a team led by architect Akiko Kobayashi the open source design was assembled from prefabricated components using mallets and pegs.
Kobayashi commented: “The main thing I like about the WikiHouse system is many people can be included in building it, people can be fully hands on. Being part of the building process means that people can really understand that the finished building belongs to everyone.”
Designed by Architecture 00 the Wikihouse will host a variety of temporary projects including workshops, classes, talks and meetings.
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