ASU-led project to rebuild tribal housing with eye to future, rooted in tradition

Gila River Indian Community residents haven’t chosen their housing since the 1800s.Their U.S. government-furnished homes are uninspired, inefficient and lacking reference to culture, experts say.A community-led research project headed up by Arizona State University has the potential to turn it all around.“Indigenous people have an interrupted history in North America,” said Wanda Dalla Costa, a visiting eminent scholar from Canada based in ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment.

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