Year of Completion

1-1-2008

Material of interest

Compacted earth

Material Used

Stone & compacted earth

Properties of Materials

This organic material not only gives the buildings its character, with its irregularities and textures, but also provides a construction system that contributes to creating a microclimate that is perfect for the extreme climatic conditions of Oaxaca city, as well as acoustically isolating the classrooms.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Compacted earth

Material used: Stone & compacted earth.

Properties of material: This organic material not only gives the buildings its character, with its irregularities and textures, but also provides a construction system that contributes to creating a microclimate that is perfect for the extreme climatic conditions of Oaxaca city, as well as acoustically isolating the classrooms.

Application

Exterior façade

Climate

Oceanic Subtropical Highland

Environmental Response

Local material, Acoustically isolating

Keywords

Exterior façade, Oceanic Subtropical Highland, Local material, Acoustically isolating

Location

Oaxaca, Mexico

Sources

Architect website:http://www.archdaily.com/154485/the-school-of-visual-arts-of-oaxaca-taller-de-arquitectura-mauricio-rocha/

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Date submitted

6-1-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

The School of Visual Arts of Oaxaca

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