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Educating rural communities

Louwrens van der Walt 0 Ratings 2 Discussions 0 Group posts

Posted by: Louwrens van der Walt // South African Architect

Has anyone had any experience in educating rural communities in the use of sustainable design techniques and construction technologies?

Allison Friedman Weston, MA, united-states 0 Ratings 99 Discussions 131 Group posts

Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Hi Louwrens - We will promote this great question and work to get you some answers from someone with experience.

I thought this piece might be helpful?
(It says this url may change to in the next weeks.)

I also thought this organization might be able to provide some advice?
They may be able to offer advice, or they may know who works on rural sustainable building in your area.

I also thought of a Rate It Green member in Indonesia -

"Dome Projects Lombok is a company creating sustainable concepts within house construction, water management and food production. Through the construction of Eco-domes, made mainly with compacted soil and lime stone, we are pushing boundaries in sustainable housing construction without neglecting quality and comfort."

You can send Anna a message through Rate It Green, or I can reach out to her if you'd like. I am pretty sure that a percentage of their work is about teaching others to make the same structures.


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