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A team of young volunteers led by architects Andrea Tabocchini and Francesca Vittorini built a school prototype in Yeboahkrom, a rural village in Ghana. In this interview, the two architects reveal the challenges they faced and other valuable lessons learned throughout the development process.
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Casa ensamble Chacarrá in Colombia is a symbol of diversity and culture. It was not about creating a physical space: RUTA4 wanted to reconstruct and repair the collective memory. > Read the case study
The Swiss/Canadian charity "Himalayan Life" has been working with street children in Nepal for over a decade. In 2017, a boarding school will be contructed aiming to make a bigger impact: to give bright and young people a reason to stay in the country. > Read the case study
This project is a part of a series of interventions focused on developing community facilities in emerging contexts, neighborhoods and popular settlements. In this case, an infrastructure providing both better connectivity and public programs was constructed by local community builders. > Read the case study
The village of Gatlang is located in the district of Rasuwa, 80km North-West of Kathmandu, 15km for Tibet and 2240m altitude. Gatlang is a dense traditionnal Tamang village of 350 houses and 2000 inhabitants. The earthquake of 25th april 2015 has partially or totally destroyed most of the houses. > Read the case study
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