Gallery: FAREstudios’s Green Women’s Clinic Inspires Hope in West Afric...

 

Some of of the greatest social and environmental challenges are focused around the issue of reproductive rights. Italian-based FAREstudios created a brilliant architectural solution to the issue by developing a refuge and Women’s health clinic in a poor suburb of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in West Africa. The complex is a a new type of care center that provides health and social resources for women in impoverished communities using a site-appropriate sustainable architecture model. The Woman’s Clinic provides an important lesson in integrated design, which led it to be honored as a finalist for the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



1 Comment

  1. Andres June 3, 2010 at 9:46 am

    what a nice project!!.This kind of projects show us that it’s possible to help to the poorest people wideworld

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home