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Mexican Rammed Earth School

August 10, 2011

Luke Mahony

This from inhabitat:

This art school in Oaxaca, Mexico where Taller de Arquitectura worked with artist Francisco Toledo to create a truly organic campus that includes an earth-bermed stone walled building, ample courtyards, and native low-water plantings. Large north-facing windows provide plenty of natural light, cross-ventilation helps keep the indoor from becoming stuffy, and the massive walls minimize ambient noise.

They go one to say: “We could argue that the greenest new building is the one made from materials sourced from right where it is built.”


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