An off-the-grid school built with natural materials and using vernacular and sustainable elements.
We build with the community instead of for the community.
We need sponsor for:
-roofing material (ideally "onduline").
-concrete to lay the slabs in the toilets and teachers acoomodation
-toilet features (bowls, sinks, etc)
- PVC pipes for all plumbing works
- nuts, bolts and steel rod.
What we can offer to sponsors is te mentioned them in all our communications as well as in the metal plaque with the list of sponsors at the building.
We could use volunteers to come and help at different stages of the building
We need financial resources to purchase the solar energy systems as well as water filters and water pumps. With this systems we can make sure that the building will have a constant supply of energy, potable water and sewage treatment
The design focuses being affordable, self sustainable, aesthetic and functional
Architecture in Development has kick started the Unboxing Architecture crowdfunding campaign. Your support will help empower communities to create places where they belong and thrive!
Description: An off-the grid-school built with locally sourced materials
Design: A semi-circular tropical building made of natural materials will work as classroom, library and computer room. Staff accommodation and toilets are in a separate cob-wall building
Consultants: Additional to our team of architects, builders and designers, this project will have the support of 1 human right activists and 2 consultants specialised in education.
Building status: preparation
Construction period: January-March 2017
Needs: supply, work force, funding support
Location: Kampung Penad, Malaysia
Coordinates: 5°1'15.7'' N, 102°7'2'' E
Tags: bamboo, community, education, vernacular, energy
Project ID: 628
Published: 19 September 2016
Last updated: 12 October 2016
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