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The new simplified geometry, built involving the local community and using unconventional building techniques improved the living conditions of the classrooms. 

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The orphanage ”Hogar Elisa Andreoli” hosts socially marginalised boys and girls between 0 to 6 years old. The religious order “Serve di Maria” manages the structure supported by the Italian ONLUS “La Gotita Onlus”. The project was realised in participation with a number of public and private institutions of the city of Oruro.

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400.000 plastic caps, collected from Oruro’s citizens, replace the unavailable expanded clay, filtering and partially retaining rainwater to irrigate the green roof

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The working, living and climate conditions of the site are extremely complex.

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Project details
Project name: Rehabilitation of the orphanage Elisa Andreoli
Description: A new simplified geometry, built involving the local community
Category: meeting place
Building status: in use
Construction period: 4 months (september 2014 - december 2014)
Location: Oruro, Bolivia
Coordinates: 17°57'52.8'' S, 67°6'21.7'' W
Tags: recycled recources
Project ID: 720
Published: 22 February 2017
Last updated: 1 March 2017
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