Gallery: New Hope School is a Boat-Shaped Thatched Roof Building on an ...

Photo © Esteban Cadena / Francisco Suarez / Pascual Gangotena
 
Located on the sand just a few steps away from the Pacific Ocean, Escuela Nueva Esperanza (New Hope School) is a newly constructed sustainable building made from low-impact plant-based materials. Kids and adults in the fishing village of Puerto Cabuyal in Ecuador are very proud of their new boat-shaped shelter, which provides a great learning space that follows active-schools principles. Built by al bordE Architects, David Barragán and Pascual Gangotena, Escuela Nueva Esperanza brings the hope of a more sustainable future to this little village.

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