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
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Sheathing the roof
After many design iterations, we chose to have continuous 1x8 sheathing for reasons of structure, environmental comfort, acoustics and daylight.