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Year of Completion
Tropical Rainforest Climate
Recycled material_Ice-cream tubs
Material and its Properties
An added benefit of the tubs is that they are stable when the bottoms are removed, meaning they can also be used to bring in ventilation. The plastic tubs are fixed to vertical steel ribs and are angled outwards to provide an effective rain screen.
Location of Manufacturer
Yogi Pribadi, Pramesti Sudjati
Location of Fabricator
https://www.archdaily.com/790591/bima-microlibrary-shau-bandung https://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/16/microlibrary-shau-facade-recycle-ice-cream-tubs-bandung-indonesia-architecture/ http://www.shau.nl/en/project/53
Not only does the facade give additional meaning to the building, but the buckets also generate a pleasant indoor light ambiance since they scatter direct sunlight and act as natural light bulbs.
Hua, Yinghua, "Bima Microlibrary" (2016). Building Case Studies. 266.