In Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and India our humanitarian reconstruction work has all been led by women. In an industry dominated by men, it is intriguing to find that when responding to those in need, it is women who are the first to stand.
Is this the solution to the worlds' housing problem? No. But it is a solution, a site specific scheme that incorporates the desires of the community and the reality of building in an environment with stressed resources and limited funding.