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Construction of 2 refugee camp after Merapi eruption. Java 2010-2011 Muntilan / Indonesia / 2010

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In 2010 the Vulcan Merapi erupted, near the city of Yogjakarta. Several cities were compltely destroyed leaving only ashes. In the district of Muntilan and Magelang were build houses for the families who loses theirs. Head Architect Pradipto shaped 20 building houses on stilts, each measures 4x6 square meters, occupying an area of 1,500 square meters, and spent Rp 150 million(15.000$). The building has a height 2x3 square meters, consisting of 2 floors, 3 bedrooms, 1 living room, and a kitchen. "We try to provide facilities to keep them from becoming a second victim during a stay in the shelters" he said. Works finished in just 1.5-month process under the direction of the architect, that involved also 30 students from various faculties of UGM. Due to the emergency and the need of rapidity the bamboo skipped the normal process of impregnation and treatment for his good conservation. Even that,according to Pradipto,the building shelters can be used up to five years,resistant to rain, wind, and earthquake. " All connections use bolts and makes those bamboo constructions so resistant to wind, rain, and earthquakes, "he explained.
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    In 2010 the Vulcan Merapi erupted, near the city of Yogjakarta. Several cities were compltely destroyed leaving only ashes. In the district of Muntilan and Magelang were build houses for the families who loses theirs. Head Architect Pradipto shaped 20 building houses on stilts, each measures 4x6 square meters, occupying an area of 1,500 square meters, and spent Rp 150 million(15.000$). The building has a height 2x3 square meters, consisting of 2 floors, 3 bedrooms, 1 living room, and a...

    Project details
    • Year 2010
    • Work started in 2010
    • Work finished in 2010
    • Cost 12.000
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Social Housing / Modular/Prefabricated housing
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