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Cusd ea info_session_fall2010

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Cusd ea info_session_fall2010

  1. 1. SCHOOLHOUSE: SOUTH AFRICA
  2. 2. the missing piece was _________________
  3. 3. innovation the missing piece was ____________ _________________
  4. 4. MOTIVATION Education in South Africa education of urban poor early childhood development for the future community development empowerment Wholistic Cornell Education interdisciplinary work international exposure innovation in development and sustainabilty opportunity to be pioneers in environmental design
  5. 5. ultimately. we will be using our skills, knowledge and idealism as a catalyst for social change.
  6. 6. PROJECT JOUBERTON NURSERY 2009 Nottingham University
  7. 7. EA - CUSD PARTNERSHIP South Cornell Africa University What EA offers: What CUSD offers: Securing accommodation design/build services during CUSD’s visit research on appropriate Identification of site and technologies pre-assessment of com- munity needs humanitarian fundraising for building materials Liaison to source for materials in South Africa participatory design workshop Liaison to community innovative construction Training of caregivers in techniques Early Childhood Develop- ment (ECD) skills-training Ensure the longevity of the facility
  8. 8. Cosmo City, South Africa South Africa Reconstruction and Development Program Johannesburg 50 mins
  9. 9. Cosmo City, South Africa South Africa Reconstruction and Development Program
  10. 10. BUILDING SPECS 6000 SQ FT $80K - $120K 6 - 7 WEEKS CRECHE + DAY-CARE CENTER + OFFICE 4 classrooms ablutions play + community area EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT programme SABS: South African Bureau of Standards LOCAL LABOR
  11. 11. FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER research + development design/studio planning prototyping fundraising documentation business strategies more planning prototyping more fundraising SITE VISIT/SURVEY CONSTRUCTION
  12. 12. PROCESS: FALL SEMESTER Civil and Landscape Environmental Engineering + Architecture Prof. Assoc. Prof. Kifle Gebremedhin Jeremy Foster = 3 CREDIT HOURS
  13. 13. WHAT RESEARCH? CUSD as an action-based think tank site analysis urban mapping resilient energy systems cultural context developmental issues designing for education innovative building systems innovative materials microfinance creative construction processes local businesses sustainable urban development community development etc.
  14. 14. FALL ORGANIZATION DESIGN/ BUSINESS/ COMM./ RESEARCH STRATEGY LOGISTICS URBAN SYSTEMS FUNDRAISING RISKS/ SAFETY BUILDING SYSTEMS ECONOMIC STRATEGIES PLANNING SOCIAL SYSTEMS MARKETING EXTERNAL LIASON = + CONSTRUCTION DESIGN / RESEARCH DOCUMENT PLAN : DESIGN THROUGH
  15. 15. and not to forget. we need to raise a tiny $200, 000
  16. 16. RESILIENCE + ELEGANCE
  17. 17. but. we also want to know what you can contribute!

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