“One University One Village” Rural Sustainability Assistance Programme
The programme aims to bring together the resources of universities to develop earthquake-resistant rammed-earth buildings, bamboo-based structure construction and village development projects in village. A research and development centre has been established to contribute to the vitalization of rural areas.
Research and Development Project: Disaster Preparedness and Response Facilities
Aimed to improve post-disaster accommodation facilities in view of the mounting threats of the climate crisis and natural disasters, this project will carry out demonstrative post-disaster construction based on international standard and sustainable concepts.
Community Participatory and Sustainable Construction DemonstrationHouse of Dreams (Phase II&III) ：Rural Development Research Centre in Zhoushan Village
This project aims at engaging local villagers in the design and construction of their hometown. Villagers are motivated to upcycle construction wastes to build the research centre for rural development, so as to deal with the problem of hollow villages, population ageing, and the loss of traditional culture. Meanwhile, this project will adopt the model of “solidarity economy” to explore a sustainable path for rural development.