TH!NK: Art+ArchitectureCamp

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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

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

• 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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