Mackenzy Vil: The Lo-Fab Movement
by Thatcher Bean, Haiti

The Lo-Fab Movement advocates for building and design projects that employ local people and use local materials. This is better for the local economy, but also for the environment. When materials are sourced from near to the building site, carbon emissions from importing materials are greatly reduced, and sustainability in its truest sense is achieved. When something in the building needs fixing, a replacement piece is easily sourced, created, and fitted– no need to import another foreign piece.