African Design Magazine May 2016 - Page 25

African project Residence-Atelier-Foundation ARCHITECTURE construction are based on Hybrid Architecture principles (high-tech/low-tech) Philippe Barrière Collective (PB+Co) in North Africa. It is built with low-tech adobe htweight cantilevered metallic frame canopy wrapped with PTFE membrane. ngs technical innovation while using traditional craftsmen skills: e determined the design including a shaded veranda, cross ventilations, high ceilings, ms (cantilevered canopy) and passive solar energy (adobe wall thermal mass). a double transition zone, protected by an outside curtain and by an intermediate rative window screens). An inner layer of accordion glass doors opens the house ious needs. servoir due to their inherent thermal properties. During hot days and cool nights (in ediates the high and low temperatures of the day, moderating the inside temperature. 25