The Roche Health Center is a zero-energy health center being constructed by local villagers using no power tools in rural Tanzania. This project is being developed by the Village Life Outreach Project (www.villagelifeoutreach.org) and the Shirati Health, Education and Development Foundation in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design.
To find out more or to donate, go to www.villagelifeoutreach.org
Monday, August 2, 2010
The columns are emerging
Creating formwork for concrete columns with no power tools and no sheet good materials (such as plywood) as very challenging. Our team has just unveiled the first few columns and they look fantastic.