Finalist were announced yesterday on the Architecture For Humanity’s website for this year’s AFH Open Architecture Challenge.
Eight teams were recognized today as finalists of the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom. Finalists submitted designs ranging from an outdoor classroom for children in inner-city Chicago, learning spaces for the children of salt pan workers in India, safe spaces for youth in Bogota, Colombia, a bamboo classroom in the Himalayan mountains. Congratulations to the eight teams!
Here’s one of the eight finalists:
LOCATION: Teksing, Kavre, Nepal
START DATE: January 28, 2009
CURRENT PHASE: Design development
BUILDING TYPE: Education Facility – Secondary School
SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Orient Global and Architecture for Humanity