[archiseeds] METI School in Bangladesh by Anna Heringer + Eike Roswag

METISCHOOL in Bangladesh by von Anna Heringer und Eike Roswag

About from the Architect: 

Context: Bangladesh is a fertile alluvial land in the Gulf of Bengal and the land with the highest population density in the world. On average nearly 1000 people live in every square kilometre and over 80% of the population live in rural areas. Much of the vernacular built tradition uses earth and bamboo as a building material, however, construction techniques are error-prone and many buildings lack foundations and damp proof coursing. Such buildings require regular mainte- nance, are often prone to damage and last on average only 10 years. Continue reading on archdaily.com

Architects – Anna Heringer, Eike Roswag

Location – Rudrapur, Dinajpur district, Bangladesh

Project Year – 2007

Photographs – Kurt Hoerbst

METISCHOOL in Bangladesh by von Anna Heringer und Eike Roswag

METISCHOOL in Bangladesh by von Anna Heringer und Eike Roswag