Scott Austin Key CEO and Co-Founder of Good Works Studio, a social company founded by two students at Rice University that’s created modular flooring for refugees. Good Works Studio believes in the power of design to innovate and are using it in creative ways. Scott has spent a significant amount of time in refugee camps in the Middle East and is passionate about possibilities for low-cost, cleverly conceived products can have to alleviate suffering for these families. Good Works Studio plans to release its next product in 2017.
In this episode, he discusses architecture from the ground up and how his insulated modular flooring is changing the quality of life for refugees in Lebanon.
“TOGETHER WE CAN HELP THE WORLD’S MOST VULNERABLE PEOPLE #GETOFFTHEGROUND.”
“It’s an insulated floor – and because of this – families don’t have to use their fuel as much. They’ve been able to save money and spend it on more food than they have in past winters.”