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Rural Chinese Village Rebuilt With Eco-Friendly Homes And Rooftop Gardens

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China’s Sichuan Province has been hit with multiple natural disasters in the past decade, leading to the destruction of homes in rural areas. Rebuilding efforts like these are what spawned the Rural Urban Framework (RUF), who transforms rural communities to more collaborative urban environments. They completed a new projected out of the devastation in Jintai Village that features “green-roofed” homes and other sustainable benefits.

In 2008, the Sichuan earthquake had an 8.0 magnitude with total casualties reaching 68,636 in the province. It injured hundreds of thousands more and it left over 4.8 million people homeless. Just three years after that, the same area had to deal with massive floods and landslides that destroyed some of the rebuilt homes from the deadly earthquake.