Build Change

Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Build Change is a non-profit organization dedicated to the construction of earthquake-safe homes in developing nations through the education of indigenous peoples and the implementation of effective design and construction methods. The purpose is to provide cost-effective and safe homes that can be built using locally available materials and all local labor, while at the same time effecting permanent change in construction practices. Engineering work for this project was done completely on a volunteer basis.

Client: Build Change

(project completed by Jay Pisano while Project Engineer at DASSE Design, Inc.)