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This modular orphanage in Thailand was built using local and recycled materials

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 08, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lidija Grozdanic) last modified Nov 07, 2017

This cluster of tiny shelters for Burmese children in Thailand was built using recycled wood and locally sourced materials. Following the success of his Casa Techo emergency dwellings in Colombia, Chilean architect Sebastián Contreras Rodriguez developed the concept of roof shelters further to create a modular design that can be adapted to local conditions and material availability. The Hua-Fai – Youth Center is located in the city of Mae Sot, north west of Thailand, on the border with Burma....





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