26. January 2020 · Comments Off on School Construction Project · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The non-profit association hope Foundation from Berlin, works with the Technical University of Berlin on a school project in Cameroon. Who still thinks that studying architecture essentially takes place in classrooms and workplaces, rising education even today none of the project “heard. Since the beginning of 2013, a group of Ufg working on a draft of an elementary school in the town of Bertoua/Cameroon, which is designed not only as a scale miniature model, but were actually built in the near future in cooperation with the local population. “The students form a dedicated team, together with the people of Bertoua, the baupiloten renowned studies reform project” and the non-profit organization hope Foundation”that in the realization of rising education” works. The planned construction of the school in the province of EST to alleviate not only the lack of high-quality educational institutions, but counteract the resulting social and economic problems.

This ambitious objective can However only succeed if not only the children, but all people living there benefit from the construction of the school complex: so the terrain not only serves as primary and preschool for 300 pupils, but also as a centre of excellence in the workshops and training courses, E.g. in the context of computer technology and crafts for adults are offered. Through the planned adjacent marketplace opens up additional economic opportunities for the local population and the planned soccer field offers the possibility of sporting activities. The architectural planning of rising education”is task of the students, who develop their design according to the principle of sustainability. In addition to the use of renewable energy sources, the draft contains environmentally-friendly sanitary facilities, which should prevent the emergence and spread of diseases along with preventive measures, such as educational workshops. The completion of the school, from the planning to the completion of the construction phase, which is under the motto Participation.

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