Architectural Design Workshop — Kigali, Rwanda: Village + Housing Prototype (Summer 2017)

Permission of instructor
Limited to 8
Open only to: 
8 current 2nd & 3rd year M.Arch + SMArchS + DUSP

Summer Workshop (register for Fall 2017)
The workshop will plan and develop of a low-cost village house prototype. Students will work with low income families to explore an urban and architectural scale multi-programmed village housing model. Construction of the prototype house will take place during the trip to Rwanda by students together with the University of Rwanda and a local contractor. They will experiment with the use of various materials including bricks and dried straw panels. The workshop will be documented. (more detail coming soon)

Summer travel

July 5 - August 1, 2017