Have you ever throw out your kapla after destroying one of your structure ? Or did you use them again afterwards ? In the building industry, we throw out everything. Did you know that it is possible to take a 15 minutes shower with only 10 liters ? With the Low-Techs it's possible.
Our project wants to apply the concept of Low-Tech and the re-use of components from building in deconstruction to provide a low-carbon and zero-waste habitat. Being comfortable while respecting the planetary limits.
In order to achieve this goal, we need to reinvent the Low-Tech with respect to the urban contexte and the re-use complexity. The project has the following ambitions :
- Reusing components from a building in deconstruction close to EPFL
- Create a Low Tech and dismantable demonstrator so it can be a house and then transform in a communitarian pavilion
- Adapt the Low-Tech concept to urban areas
- Design and built low-techs
- Implement the principles of circular economy to a real scale project
The project is at its beginning, the options are numerous and diverse, so if you're interested by the low-tech and the re-use approaches, don't hesitate to contact us (see contact below)
Coordinateur technique : Maxence Grangeot
Coordinateur académique: Michka Mélo
Professeur: Corentin Fivet
Build a small community pavillion with innovative consctruction method based on reusing construction elements and low-tech solutions
Number of students
There are usually 40-60 students doing this project.
Main contact point for students : rebuiLT@unipoly.ch
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