BUILDING LOCAL is a design-build workshop that explores and discusses the aesthetic, assembly and tectonic qualities of local materials: earth, stone, fique, bamboo and wood, engaging students in a series of workshops that will culminate in the design and construction of an efficient and innovative farmhouse.
BUILDING LOCAL:: BAMBOO 2015 will take place in the Valley of Cocora, at the heart of the coffee region in Colombia.
WHEN? August 2 to August 15, 2015
WHO? This design-build studio is open to graduate, upper-level undergraduate students (juniors and seniors) and professionals who are interested in engaging in the explorations of these techniques and their use in contemporary architecture.
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We’re happy to announce that BUILDING LOCAL is working to offer some FINANCIAL ASSITANCE . Applications received by June 1, 2015 will be prioritized.
**photo credit bamboo workshops: Natalia Dulcey -Projects with Fundación Escuela para la Vida
The following images are from BUILDING LOCAL::EARTH, which took place in Barichara, Colombia in 2012.
**photo credit: BUILDING LOCAL