article thumbnail

The $300 House: A Hands-On Approach to a Wicked Problem

Harvard Business Review

Yet, Sunil Suri wrote in a post on the urban challenge that "slums by their nature are located where land and space are limited." Suri proposed potential solutions, including innovative materials, new ways of thinking of the construction process, and building up.

Suri 14
article thumbnail

The $300 House: The Urban Challenge

Harvard Business Review

Today, Sunil Suri offers a way to scale Class-A housing in densely populated areas. At this point, the commercial viability of a market-based approach to providing good quality housing in urban areas at prices affordable to low income customers is beyond question. The entire thing isn't unlike putting together giant Legos.

Suri 15