School buldings in Gando. Burkina Faso

Tomasz Gaczoł

Abstrakt

School buildings in Gando, Burkina Faso, Africa have been designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré. The architect, who comes from this area, has been designing objects making the most of the available local material and local labour force. The simple architectural forms, clear function and technical solutions stay in perfect harmony with the issues of the climate prevailing there, as all the buildings were based on the idea of natural ventilation. Awarded numerous times, they are an example of sustainable architecture serving the local community.

Słowa kluczowe: natural ventilation, airing, microclimate