Those looking to gain experience in the field of architecture and humanitarian design will have the chance to partake in a hands-on workshop to design and build a new school hall in Sierra Leone. The project, which has been in development with Building Trust International and We Yone Child Foundation for the past two years, will allow interested participants to gain experience in humanitarian design and several sustainable building techniques and architectural styles. Prospective designers and builders will have the opportunity to learn on-site skills such as cinva ram brick making (compressed stabilized earth bricks), wall building and brick laying with natural mortars, soil testing and stabilization, rammed earth form work and compacting, and lime plastering. Building Trust’s volunteer workshops are opportunities to meet fantastic people, learn new skills, visit fascinating locations and contribute to the empowerment of local communities and worthwhile causes.

+ Earth Design + Build Workshop Sierra Leone 2016


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