AHW2015 – Video 1

Video on the ferrocement prefabrication
<p><a href="http://vimeo.com/116748799">AHW-2015_video1-Ferrocement</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user36290536">affordablehabitat2015</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

Day 5_ Polychromie


The color is a way to transform a modest house into a rich home – Anupama Kundoo, Architect

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Ploychromie in Architecture has always been one of the most controversial theme in the academic discussion. But in India, and likewise in many developing countries, there is nothing academic about it. Between discussions and color tests, today was the day of colors….

Day 3_ Ferrocement


An affordable technic to develop a cost-effective construction system

 

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Sand, cement bags, iron bars and steal mesh. Eleven specialized workers and seven designers. The first group are the ingredients to create ferrocement. The latter are developing together the project – from the process of design to the process of construction and vice-versa.

 

Day 0_ Workshop preparation


An affordable habitat for the human life,

 an essential dwelling-unit prototype built in ferrocement

Start: 7th January


image1a– wooden cast, in progress

Since several days, before the arrival of the workshop participants,

the local team of support lead by Anupama Kundoo

has been working on the technical aspect for the project realization….

-2 days to go,

stay tuned!!!