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잠비아 마유콰유콰 난민캠프
커뮤니티 센터, 2023

The community center was built using materials sourced from within a 1km radius. The foundation was constructed by stacking sandbags, while locally made red clay bricks were used to create a block structure. The earth excavated during the construction of water channels and reservoirs for rainwater storage was used for this purpose. The roof structure was designed in a traditional style using an elevated lightweight wooden structure system, consisting of a wooden frame, bamboo, and a thatched roof. All the materials needed for the construction of the center can be sourced locally, and as it is constructed using traditional methods, it can serve as a model for future settlement architecture.
The sustainable development center, situated between the water pump and the existing building, generates energy from a plaza that serves as the hub for the community's expansion. Modular programs, crafted in traditional earth architectural styles, form a plaza that accommodates local events. The angles resulting from the combination of these modules create a dynamic environment in which the community flourishes around the center. Within the large grid that each district creates, communities randomly form around existing trees. The shaded area under the trees, which store water, forms a traditional and welcoming residential community, serving as the starting point for the development of neighborhood communities.

Architects : Narrative Architects
Lead Architects : Namin Hwang, Sihong Kim
Location : Zambia

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