People's Movement
For Sustainable Architecture

Largest Non-Governmental Organization
in Indian shelter sector

Committed to
Sustainable Building Solutions

The Architect
Padmashree Shankar G

Consultancy & Construction

Disaster Interventions

Townships & Community Living

School of Housing
Training, Research & Development

Publication of Books

Empowerment of Women,
Networking & Social Activities

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Welcome to Habitat

We Create Beautiful Shelters

Responding Centers

We have responding centers at most places in Kerala, few outside and selected places abroad.

Personal Touch

Habitat Technology Group enables people to build their own houses. It is a facilitator not a contractor.

Custom Shelter Solutions

We make customized solutions - buildings that suit the requirements of clients and fit their budget.

Disaster Interventions

Habitat's efforts to help & reorganize the people & families of unlucky victims of disasters

Community Living

Habitat employs environmentally friendly sustainable technologies to create townships and community living centers

Upcoming Projects

Apart from our regular activities we have few unique and exciting projects coming up sooner!

School of Housing

Informal School of Housing to impart training in the shelter sector


Capacity building for workers and professionals in the shelter sector using extensive training programs

Publication of books

Identifying best practices and path breaking ideas, to popularize them has been a mission of habitat.

Research and development

Research and development in appropriate technologies and materials

Information dissemination

Information dissemination on cost effective shelter solutions

Professionals Networking

Networking among partners in struggle

Empowerment of Women

Habitat is making efforts to educate and train women in the field of building construction

Social Activities

Information dissemination on cost effective shelter solutions

Conservation of Heritage Buildings

Networking among partners in struggle

Green or Sustainable architecture

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Mission, Vission & Profile



Established in 1987 in Kerala, Habitat is registered as a charitable society. It is totally committed to the concept of green and humane architecture. It has been recognized as a nodal agency to carry out developmental works under the decentralization process in Kerala

Habitat is the largest non-governmental organization in the shelter sector in India committed to sustainable building solutions.

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Habitat Blogs

Habitat Featured Projects

Some of our ramdomly selected projects from various categories

Habitat Family Galleries

What our happy clients want to say and showcase, feel free to visit their galleries!

View All Training Programs

Habitat Training Programs

Click here for List of interns selected for May 2018 - June 2019.


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