San Francisco de Asis School - Hazlo con Sentido

San Francisco de Asis School

Community Capacity Building

Location | Cartagena, Colombia
Date | 2015

Project Lead |
Architecture for Humanity

Architect of Record |
OPUS Estudio

Client |
Enel Cuore, Happy Hearts Fund

Photos | AFH

Awards |
VII BASC Biennale - International Honorable Mention

In response to the hot and humid climate, the classrooms contemplate passive systems and energy efficient materials to counteract the extreme conditions. Also the intervention maximizes natural shadow preserving existing trees and making them integral design elements. The community was involved in designing and building landscape elements generating opportunities for outdoor recreation and social interaction.


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