BUILDING LOCAL is a design-build workshop that explores and discusses the aesthetic, assembly and tectonic qualities of local materials: earth, stone, fique, bamboo and wood, engaging students in a series of workshops that will culminate in the design and construction of a particular structure.
BUILDING LOCAL:: BAMBOO will take place in the Valley of Cocora, at the heart of the coffee region in Colombia, and will focus around the design of a kiosk.
WHEN? August 2 to August 16, 2015
WHO? This design-build studio is open to graduate, upper-level undergraduate students (juniors and seniors) and professionals who are interested in engaging in the explorations of these techniques and their use in contemporary architecture.
APPLICATIONS Page [accepted until June 15, 2015]