The design of the Cassia Coop, a training centre for cinnamon production in Sumatra, is inspired by the desire for action of an emerging architectural practice, Tyin tegnestue Architects, which uses local labour and materials to create this sustainable building.
True to the history of the place and to architectural archetypes, the seaside holiday home designed and built by TYIN tegnestue Architects in Norway replaces an old boathouse, reclaiming its shape and materials in an ecological project. The stratified Norwegian pine floor and wall coverings express the architects’ contemporary idiom.
Andreas G. Gjertsen, co-founder of TYIN, talks about social sustainability trough their project in underdeveloped areas: architecture where everything serves a purpose, buildings that follow necessity.
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