Because of the complexity of the political and economical situation, the design process has been carried on with a strict attention to the management of the available resources and in strong connection with the local community.
The village of Ar Ramadin al Janub is situated in the seam zone of the Qalkilya Governorate and is collocated between the separation wall and Israel.
The village has around 80 students who attend school (primary and secondary) in Qalqilya and Habla. Children and youth use a bus provided by DCO (District Coordination Office) to go from Ar Ramadin al Janub, through Habla check point, to primary and secondary schools. The Habla check point is particularly tough, and is managed by private Israeli contractors, which worsen the controls on cars and people.
We decided to use the tents as a resource, in particular re-using the metal tubes structure as a grid around which build the new walls.
Description: School tent project
Building status: in use
Construction period: 6 months (september 2013 - march 2014)
Location: Ramadin Al Janub, Palestinian Territories
Coordinates: 32°10'8.5'' N, 34°59'22.9'' E
Tags: desert, education, grass, clay, recycled recources
Project ID: 719
Published: 22 February 2017
Last updated: 1 March 2017
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