BUILDING LOCAL is a design-build workshop that will explore and discuss 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 will take place in the valley of Cocora, at the heart of the coffee region in Colombia.
WHEN? August 2 to August 16, 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.
APPLICATIONS WILL SOON BE OPEN FOR BUILDING LOCAL:: BAMBOO!
**Image source: FUNDACION ORGANIZMO, Design-build Center for the Sustainable Habitats, www.organizmo.org