São Tomé and Príncipe. 2012
project was funded by the UN to build affordable housing in the village of
Lobata, on the island of São Tomé and Príncipe. The TIBÁ team was called in by
Baixo Impacto Architects to introduce the techniques of cascaje, adobe and
wattle and daub. Bricklayers and carpenters from the region were trained for
ten days. Fortunately, the eco-technologies were strongly embraced by the local
Two local bamboo guys were also present at the training sessions, previously coached during an internship in China.
Classes are held in the forest using the first African Cascajes of the finest quality.