TH!NK: Art+ArchitectureCamp

Sang, 2 - 30 settembre 2012

TH!NK is designed as an art+architecture camp within the sub-Saharan landscape. This camp is intended to bring together participants from diverse cultures to explore the relation- ship between art and architecture to generate a modern structure using sustainable materi- als from the local environment such as earth, straw, stone, wood, and recycled/reused ma- terials.

The goal is to adapt vernacular con- struction techniques and materials, such as cob, natural plaster, grass thatching and vault- ed roof to create a workshop/ learning center for the local community. T

his project offers a unique opportunity for architects and builders to collaborate with artists in the design-build process, exchange innovative ideas towards realization of the Sang Land Art Museum de- signed by Arunima Chatterjee.

WHAT: Design-build camp for learning-by-doing on African architecture

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: 
Open to all students and graduates of design, architecture, art, engineering, camp leaders and schools interested in sustainable architecture and rural community development projects in Africa

WHERE: Sang Arts Village in Sang, 50 kilometers from Tamale in Northern Ghana

DATE:
• 10x10 Shelter Workshop; September 2-30, 2012
• Rammed Earth Workshop; October 22, 2012- February 2, 2013 
• Vault Roof for the Savannah; February 7 - May 7, 2013  
• A Natural Acoustic Studio; March 21- May 7, 2013    
• Open Forum; June 2 - August 2, 2013   
• Sang Land Art Museum; October 2, 2013 - August 2, 2014

COST: €1,040/$1,350 per person for the 6-week camp (Includes airport pick up, accommodation, food and project costs)

DEADLINE: No fixed deadlines (applications are accepted until all spots are filled) 

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+ info: www.nkafoundation.org

TH!NK: Art+ArchitectureCamp

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TH!NK: Art+ArchitectureCamp

A Sang Arts Village in Sang (Ghana) la seconda edizione del workshop locale aperto a tutti gli studenti e laureati di design, architettura, arte , ingegneria, leader del campo e le scuole interessate in architettura sostenibile e progetti di sviluppo delle comunità rurali in Africa.

Sang, 2 - 30 settembre 2012

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