Senegal Lehmziegel

Worth Reading: “Dress Made of Hand-Pressed Bricks”

The new Goethe-Institut in Dakar is currently being built according to a design by the Berlin office Kéré Architecture. The hand-pressed bricks, which are used both as load-bearing walls and to clad the concrete structure of the facade, are a pioneering feature of the project. Sustainable construction is not yet a public issue in Senegal – the Goethe-Institut wants to set an example for future construction with its choice of materials…

Read the article in BauNetz

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