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16 Feb / 2012Program by:
Language: English

The Ladder House

I stopped by to speak with Avikal, an architect under Manu’s direction at the International House, about what he calls the “Ladder House.” The structure, which is made of bamboo ladders, rope, and Tetrapack sheets, is a mobile work and living space. At two and a half levels, the structure contains an office, 2 living areas, and a composting toilet on the first level. On the upper levels there are 8 bunk beds for in-house living; and best of all, the entire structure can be partially deconstructed and moved for on-site working conditions.

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