A sheltering roof

  • Project type : New Construction
  • Building Type : School, college, university
  • Construction Year : 2018
  • Delivery year : 2019
  • Climate zone : [BSh] Subtropical Dry Semiarid (Steppe)
  • Net Floor Area : 313 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 31 600 €
  • Number of Pupil : 1 Pupil
  • Cost/m2 : 101 €/m2
  • Cost/Pupil : 31 600 €/Pupil

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  • Contest

    Green Solutions Awards 2019 - Buildings

    Energy & Hot Climates
    Low Carbon
    Users' Choice

    Low carbon:

    • Bio-based materials: crude mud, wood, stubble
    • Local production of materials: excavated soil of the site; cut wood in the surrounding bush; stubble harvested from adjacent fields
    • Manual construction: excavated and rammed earth pisé; braided thatch; structural lifting
    • Natural ventilation
    • Local economy

    Energy & Hot Climates:

    • lack of technology (village without electricity)
    • optimal solar orientation and protection against wind and rain
    • broad canopy creating shade for dry seasons and sheltering torrential rains during the monsoon season
    • open plan and flexible: significant ventilation and through
    • materials with high thermal inertia


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