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James Laws design vision and inspiration quote for HKDC Annual Report 2019-2020

James Laws design vision and inspiration quote for HKDC Annual Report 2019-2020

28 Dec 2020

James Law's design vision and inspiration quote for Hong Kong Design Centre Annual Report 2019-2020.

 

Design Vision:

"The future of design should be a “Design of Purpose” focused on solving the big problems of the world, and alleviating suffering in our flawed world."

 

Inspiration:

"Billions of people in the world struggle to afford housing, are homeless, and live without dignity. The world’s economic and political systems have propagated a huge divide between those who have can and cannot afford a home to live. Architecture has become more an economic commodity than a solution for housing. The OPod concrete pipe house takes a cheap readily available component of concrete water pipe and converts it into a home solution that can provide housing for billions of people."