29 Jun '14, 6pm

“@inhabitat: This Haitian school is TOTALLY off-grid! #greenbuilding” @oharveylacey

“@inhabitat: This Haitian school is TOTALLY off-grid! #greenbuilding” @oharveylacey

The FPM GAP Academy located outside of Port au Prince, Haiti will not be any ordinary school. Totally off-grid and powered with wind turbines, photovoltaics and biofuel, the academy will be a model of self-sufficiency. Massachusetts-based I|K Studio has created a masterplan for a 50 hectare community that rises about 90 meters in elevation above the ocean. Lush, organic and independent, the school provides space for the students and faculty to live and learn in visually striking geometric-shaped buildings.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/self-sufficient-academy-for-haiti-is...

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