Tagged: Housing

Open-source Modular Prefabricated Homes: Lessons to be Learned from Project Ara

  Google is all about to change the smartphone landscape during next few years – betting big time on Project Ara, a project which aims to bring the power of open-source development to hardware too. The idea is people can buy a basic framework of the phone for as less as $50 (They call this framework Endoskelton), and as time goes buy and when user wants it he or she can upgrade it by attaching various modules for their need. This is a great idea and will reduce the digital divide by a great extend, but there are much important...