Designing and providing scalable and sustainable shelters for the homeless

  • Prasoon

    Prasoon is an urban planner and architect with over 10 years of international design experience with his work spanning Asia, United States, Africa and Australia. he is an alumnus of Arizona State University. he has also been chosen as one of Urban Land Institute’s 40 under 40 for his weatherHYDE shelter.


billionBricks is a one-of-a-kind non-profit innovation studio that uses design as the primary tool to solve one of the most pressing global problems: homelessness. they design and provide shelter and infrastructure solutions for the homeless and vulnerable. since their founding in 2013, they have rehabilitated 4,430 homeless and disaster-stricken people in Asia and North America. their solutions have reached homeless communities in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Nepal, United States and Europe.




homeless impacted


Thematic Area: Housing

Location: Maharashtra

Geographical area: West

Track: Open

Cohort: N/2

Year: 2018