27 Aug '15, 6pm

Solar-powered Re-ainbow center helps Vietnamese community adapt to climate change

in Vietnam is a true chameleon when it comes to function-it is used as a health station, public restroom, classroom, art performance center, meeting space and fitness center. In order to create a space that adapts to climate change and mitigates the negative effects of natural disasters, Hanoi-based H&P Architects decided to use old and broken construction materials such as scaffolding steel pipes, sheet metals, bricks, ashlars, bathroom ware, tables and chairs and, together with the locals build a multi-functional structure that can withstand heavy storms and harsh environmental conditions . Hit the jump to see how their efforts played out.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/solar-powered-re-ainbow-center-helps...

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