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Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

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Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

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Paris-based design studio Saint Val Architects designed a new Bamboo Housing for Haiti which directly adresses the contextual specificities in consideration of emergent situations.

Emergency habitat is problematic that founds this project. This is, in a minimum time and with simple materials available and implementation of, to offer disaster victims a durablequ'esthétique.Le as emergency housing project "Bamboo Habitat" was designed to accommodate three unité.Les families by common facilities are located on the ground floor and living spaces Inthe upper levels. Based on a concrete base, the construction is unassemblage bamboo sections, each section being connected prefabricated metal desattaches.

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

The modules are served by a noyautechnique which includes the staircase, and the water distribution column and électricité. L'utilisation a local bamboo can work directly in setting placedes habitat units. This easy assembly system to mount as to démonterassure easy transport of all constructive elements.

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

Bamboo housing is an emergency project for Haiti designed by Saint Val Architects

Project Facts

Client: private commission

Program: creating transitional housing

Space: a module of 120 m2

Cost: € 30,000 / unit

Status: Competition

Year: 2013

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