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
View east from the porch
This is the side of the building that will eventually face the courtyard. We can see one of our colleagues testing out the structural capacity of the ring beam.