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CLAY COOLING WORKSHOP – ETHIOPIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE, ADDIS ABABA

Andrea Di Stefano will run a workshop with Edouard Cabay, Julia Mauser and Melat Assefa at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
As part of the Gulit Pavilion Research, the workshop aim is to improve local market areas (Gulits) through architectural interventions. We will strengthen the infrastructure for food vendors by using clay and its thermal properties in order to improve environmental comfort through the construction of passively cooled storage systems for market stands.
The workshop will take place at the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development in Addis Ababa, from 29/12/2015 to 10/01/2016.