The main aim of the project is providing a self urbanism model giving to the inhabitants the opportunity to decide where to situate a home, the way in which the individual relates with his surroundings, how to lead the future growth of the house, how to address the growing process of the urban fabric in an indeterminate open way to facilitate urban land regularization and prevent slum expansion through participatory lay-out planning
The open combination, neither exact nor repetitive, between full and empty, regular and irregular furthers a flexible idea of code where the order resides in this possible shared directionality, rather than in the strict, rigid, conforming, sterile, repetition of events.
The design objectives are:
• conservation of traditional construction method,
• improved use of natural material and the possibility of self-construction,
• construction embedded in the local cultural context that can be produced locally,
• improvement of local employment and know-how to minimize the need for import and transportation.
• use of climate conditions in order to minimize energy consumption
• building elements transportable and reusable
The units layout, according to the family needs, will follow the expanding ratio of the wood-bamboo structure based on the m.3,60 x 4,20 module till a maximum gross building area of 50,00 sqm
the detached bamboo roofing structure provide shadow and rain protection to the room units, filtering the sun in the patios and improving cross ventilation
The modular system allows the increase of the space by reutilization of demountable panels to guarantee flexible extensions and connections. This allows household to build annexes to accommodate relatives arriving in town as displaced people then.
Since cooking is generally done in two places, the kitchen and the courtyard, The kitchen is a shared separate space in the house that has a sink and some cupboards to store pots and pans and other kitchen utensils facing into the ground patio. There is a store room attached to the kitchen
The toilet facilities will be located along the border brick wall according to the installations provided