Cornell University Sustainable Design team will present an exhibition of images, documentation, videos and a publication showcasing the planning, organizing, design and construction of its 2010-11 project, Schoolhouse South Africa. 35 students conducted critical research on the context of child development centers and teaching facilities in Cosmo City, Johannesburg, South Africa. 29 students traveled to South Africa for a three-month construction project and worked alongside local community members, and collaborated with international corporations, local companies, non-profit groups, and the regional government.
Supporting faculty for the research and design of the teaching facility were: Jeremy Foster, assistant professor in Landscape Architecture, Kifle Gebremedhin, professor of civil and environmental engineering, Aleksandr Mergold, visiting assistant professor in architecture, and professors in architecture, Andrea Simitch, George Hascup, Werner Gerner and Arhur Ovaska.
CUSD Schoolhouse South Africa