STATEMENT My primal goal of this project is to design a building that is sustainable and simple enough for trainee, yet still including some challenges that they can learn something from. Cob is made of materials that can be prepared locally and cost effective. The other main wall material, mud bricks, is contrasted against the cob as a chance to learn more than one method of construction in one building. Space between the cob and mud bricks is to serve as corridors that creates more shading in the region of tropical climate. Abundant openings should be useful for ventilation picking up the prevailing wind when open. Clearstory windows on the north side is also for the natural light decreasing energy use for lighting. Hollow bricks are used at the south side corridor where it’s not necessary to be enclosed. The ceiling is set high so that the hot air can rise to keep the area cool. The total estimated budget including local labor is $9,440.
Walling Bricks ( $.20/brick) 1200 x $.2=$240 Heavy Wood beams $2/linear foot 152ft x $2=$304 Framing Lumber $1/linear foot $499
Foundation Concrete Gravel sold by truck trips $100/trip Sand sold by truck trips $60/trip Cement $11/bag $1437
Finishing Tiles & Mortor $1500
Roofing Zinc Roofing $3000
Miscllaneous Doors $100 Windows $700
Labor $50/day x 30days $1500
aidazare: our design got the 5th place in competition and we are eager to join the workshops and build our project. I sent an email but I find out it was not seen.
Dec 17, 2017 11:51:43 GMT -6
ignacio: isidore, you can post your entry clicking on "REPLY", in the top of this page. YES, AND THEN ADD YOUR TEXT AND UPLOAD YOUR DESIGN.
Oct 16, 2017 15:11:12 GMT -6
isidore: THERES NO WAY TO POST. HELP Please, try post your entry now. It is working.
Oct 16, 2017 6:36:56 GMT -6
honourarc: please can someone confirm the receipt of our submissions just so we know its been received. Yes and it is posted above.
Oct 16, 2017 3:10:27 GMT -6
marcoandreola: (Answer is posted above) Dear NKA, can you please provide us with more information about the required facilities for the toilet and bathroom? what do you mean with the two typologies? thank you for your reply, kind regards. "pour water from bucket to flush
Sept 28, 2017 10:49:03 GMT -6