mHS CITY LAB in partnership with SAATH Charitable Trust, and supported by Abdul Jamil Lateef Poverty Action Lab (JPAL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology is investigating the Urban Housing Context in the city of Ahmedabad.
Our Founder Marco Ferrario talk about our digital project to empower low-income communities to plan and build better. “We want to democratize the access to construction technical assistance” is a sentence that well resume our mission! Watch his presentation at TEDx Chennai 2018.
In case you have been wondering what we do exactly, here is a research paper by our team on our ongoing work in digital technology in informal settlements – published in the reputed Facts Reports Journal ‘Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in the City’ by the Veolia Institute and The Future Society at Harvard Kennedy School
mHS CITY LAB was a part of the panel discussion on affordable housing organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation on 24th June 2016. Our Senior Designer Swati Janu presented our work over the last 7 years along with our latest project that leverages digital technology. It was a great platform to be able to […]
Delhi might be seeing its hottest days yet but nothing stops our incredible team! Two of our pilot projects are live – at Sundernagri, Delhi in partnership with SEWA Delhi and Behrampur, Ahmadabad in partnership with Saath Charitable Trust where the community is availing the construction cost estimate service we have developed for small plots […]
We are delighted to share that mHS CITY LAB’s project ekSHELTER to provide low-cost night shelters to homeless families in Indian cities was one of the featured challenges at the Oxford Social Impact Case Competition 2016 organized by the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. More […]