who needs a housing crisis?

by theuglyearring

when you can buy your own moon cocoon .

and a little bit about Nadar Khalili:

Born in Iran as one of nine children, his quest was to empower the world’s poor and refugees to build homes using the earth under their feet. He was a prominent American leader on the value of ethically based architecture, where the needs of the homeless are considered above all else.

Inspired by the mystical poetry of Rumi, (whose poems he studied and translated, from an early age) his architecture was distilled from the timeless principles of this universe and its timeless materials — the elements of earth, water, air, and fire, and has been described as “Poetry crystallized into structure.” Laura Huxley, Aldous Huxley’s widow, called Khalili the “practical visionary.”

He was a quiet hero and a gentle humanitarian, who wrote: “No one can prove there is a meaning to life. I must make my own life meaningful. That is all.”

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