Gallery: Escuela Santa Matilde is a Fluorescent Green Prefab School for...

Built for the victims of Chile's 8.8-magnitude earthquake back in 2010, this bunch of fluorescent green buildings form a school where neighborhood children can come to learn. Insulated, made from local materials and flooded with natural light, Santiago's Escuela Santa Matilde creates a bright new future for the area's kids. Designed by LAND Arquitectos, the school was built following 5 sustainable principles commended by Holcim, who collaborated to build the school.

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  1. container home fan April 13, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    Excellent! Fluorescent Green Prefab Schools that looks good for the school children. are now and should become the norm in building houses around the world to help save the environment.

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