Gallery: Tongjiang Primary School in Rural China is Made from Recycled ...

An interesting feature in the walls is the perforations in the brick patterning, which make more open to air and light, as well as protecting the classrooms from excessive solar exposure.

A good design should use as few resources as possible, and one of the best ways to achieve that is to build a structure using recycled materials. Architects Joshua Bolchover and John Lin of Rufwork have designed the Tongjiang Primary School with exactly this concept in mind. The school in the Jianxi Province of southeast China was built using recycled bricks from old broken down houses in the same district, salvaging these materials in innovative ways.

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