DesigBuild Studio Chamanga/ Ecuador at Hochschule München

The Cultural Center Chamanga in Ecuador wins the 2018 Award for Excelence in Social Economic Environmental Design

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The task was to develop a cultural centre in the costal village of Chamanga that heavily suffer under an earthquake in Spring 2016. The Portland State University and the Tokyo University started with a first design and building phase in collaboration with the local cultural collective “Opción Más” and the Architects Atarraya (Lorena Burbano and Sebastián Oviedo) form Quito to realize the dreams of the colective. We continued this colaboration and designed and realize the second step of this urgently needed space for the youth of Chamanga as a DesignBuild Studio at the Hochschule München, including Civil Engineers.