All you need to build a school: sand, bottles and grass

Students from the Bergen School of Architecture in Norway have built a school building in a Mozambique village using sand bags, bottles and grass.

School building of sand, bottles and grass

It took 19 architect students five weeks in Southern Africa to build this school building in 12 days.

School building of sand, bottles and grass

The building consists of an enclosed room for computers and a more flexible space with grass doors for English lessons, divided by a large sliding door.

School building of sand, bottles and grass

A reinforced-concrete frame was filled in with sand bags and glass bottles were embedded in one wall.

School building of sand, bottles and grass
School building of sand, bottles and grass
School building of sand, bottles and grass
School building of sand, bottles and grass

See also:
Shipping containers into schoolrooms: several examples
Primary school made from shipping containers in Malawi
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