The project wishes to reflect the cultural identity of the place; hence, the traditional ceramic of the region inspires the rounded forms of the building, imitating the typical vessels and building materials used. The walls are built with rammed earth.
The conditioned space is minimized, and is limited to the rammed earth core whose thermal mass controls moisture and temperature inside the building. The woven bamboo facade provides passive cooling and natural shading...[+]
Concepto y diseño Concept and Design
Equipo de diseño Design Team
Stefano Mori, Karolina Switzer, Wayne Switzer, Yu Xi, Timur Ersen
Martin Rauch (estructura de tierra y concepto general earthen structures and over all concept), Emmanuel Heringer (estructura de bambú bamboo structures), Harald Mueller, Franz Petermann (calefacción heating system), Prof. Klaus Daniels (sistema energético energy system), Anna Heringer (foto photo)