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Team Carache

Page history last edited by alex 10 years, 3 months ago

Design Team


Mission Statement

 We will design a culturally sensitive fully inclusive learning environment that not only provides education to the children but also serves the entire community.  It will be simple to realise from inception to construction, taking into consideration site parameters, shipping limitations, and local building resources and skills.  


Site Conditions      Program Concepts     Precedent Images of Vernacular West African Schools


Roles Mind Map 



Project Responsibility:     Building Design

Tools Focus:                     Design Collaboration Tools



Site Analysis Coordinator: Jon

Programming Coordinator: Alex

Systems Coordinator: Rich

Design Coordinator: Sam




·               Systems approach

·               Building system

o      How much prefab?

o      What technique?

·               Design documents

o      CD’s or diagrams for construction.

·               Generative design diagrams

·               Materials list

·               Representational models/renderings for other teams and community

·               Site analysis

o      Through diagrams etc

·               Scholastic needs analysis



·               Maps

          o      Bathymetry

o      Topography

·               Revit consultant Rich

·               Sun Angle Calculator/climateconsultant5

·               Tide, current and swell direction analysis

·               Precedents library

o      Local building materials

·               Materials library

o      Local

o      Imported

o      Structural

o      Buoyant

o      Climate sensitive

o      Culturally sensitive




Here is a link to a French blog page about Carache Island: http://decouverte.bijagos.free.fr/page8.html

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