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Self-build housing

Activities

Designing and making assignment (DMA)
DMA: A house of your dreams (Graphics)
The improved house for Maasai families were successful because the users were involved in designing their future homes to meet their changing needs. Identify a group of people or an individual whose home youd like to redesign.

Research: Identify what are their key design requirements for their homes.

Research: What are the traditional building techniques and materials used in the area you have chosen to design a new home. Prepare the specification details and an image board in preparation for your meeting with a house designer.

Focused task (FT)

FT: Modelling a Maasai home
Follow the instructions to make a model of a traditional Maasai home.

FT: Modelling a Maasai home - Instructions



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