Gallery: Low-budget School in Africa is Made from Earth Bricks Fabricat...

 
Dutch architects Joop and Jurriaan van Stigt from Dogon Onderwijs (Dogon Education) recently led a school construction project in the remote Dogon region of Mali. Although resources were very scarce, the designers built the shelters from a widely available material: earth blocks. The construction process provided a workshop environment where local villagers could learn about earth block building techniques, and the resulting buildings pay homage to local traditional design.

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