Earthen School Tipu Sultan Merkez, Pakistan

A new school project consist of eight classrooms constructed from earth and bamboo to be implemented in two building phases | Two floors: heavy earth cube on ground floor and light bamboo structure on top floor | Earthquake and flood-resistant design | Continued development of local building traditions, e.g. 'cobwork' | Increased durability via a moisture-resistant foundation, horizontal barrier and protection against pests | Cooperation with local architects | Implementation with local craftsmen who have been trained in the enhanced building techniques