We are happy to announce that we will be working with a local community in Barishal, Bangladesh to design and build a cyclone resistance low cost house for a family in need. Bangladesh is a river-based country whose coastal areas are frequently affected by natural disasters such as cyclones.1000's of houses are destroyed annually; entire villages are eradicated during such disasters. It is due to this problem that our team has been requested to organise a workshop to explore new housing solutions.
This is a hands on course and will result in a new housing prototype working with others to learn on-site skills such as:
Bamboo framing and roof construction
Earth works to prevent wind damage and flooding
Wattle and daub walls
When: Sat 16th January- Sat 30th January 2016
More details of the workshop will be announced in the coming weeks but if you would like to register your interest then please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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