20 Apr '15, 3pm

Mexican university annex is a breezy open-air workshop for sustainability students

Design Innovation and Workshop Building , referred to as TID, is unassuming at first glance. Yet, once the grid of shutters and doors open up to the world outside, the building’s true intention is revealed. Plain wooden sheets and steel beams not only lend to the industrial feel of the open space, yet also contribute to the architects’ achievement of the LEED certification for sustainability. An open rafter design, with plastic panels along the roof, allows for natural light to descend upon the workplace below.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/mexican-university-annex-offers-sust...

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