Silk-weaving facility designed by Adjaye Silk-weaving facility designed by Adjaye

With the goal of promoting sustainable business growth, Maiyet, a luxury clothing brand, and Nest, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing artisan businesses, have partnered to commission a design by David Adjayre for a facility to house and train artisan silk-weavers. Set to be built in the world’s oldest living city, Varanasi, the facility will improve the quality of life for the residents by providing green energy, clean water, and communal areas. Maiyet and Nest also seek to provide residents with business and leadership training.

Read more: David Adjaye reveals design for a silk-weaving facility in India

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